#4946 - Thursday, June 13, 2013
- Editor: Gloria Lee
To become human
is to become visible
what is hidden
as a gift to others.
Excerpt from What to Remember When Waking
River Flow: New and
Soul and the Old Woman
"What is the
soul? Consciousness. The more awareness, the deeper the soul, and
such essence overflows, you feel a sacredness around.
It's so simple to tell one who
puts on a robe and pretends to be a
dervish from the real thing. We know the taste
water. Words can sound like a poem but not have any juice, no flavor
relish. How long do you look at pictures on a bathhouse
wall? Soul is what draws
you away from those pictures to talk
with the old woman who sits outside by the door
in the sun.
She's half blind, but she has what soul loves to flow into. She's kind,
She makes quick personal decisions, and laughs so
via Daily Dharma by Dainen Kelley
Photo of Amrita Nadi who started Daily Dharma list on
Sometimes, you need the ocean light,
and colours youve never seen
painted through an evening sky.
Sometimes you need your God
to be a simple invitation,
not a telling
word of wisdom.
Sometimes you need only the first shyness
that comes from being shown
far beyond your understanding,
so that you can fly and become free
by being still and by being still
And then there are times you need to be
brought to ground by
and touch alone.
To know those arms around you
and to make your home in the world
by being wanted.
To see those eyes looking back at you,
as eyes should see you at
seeing you, as you always wanted to be seen,
seeing you, as you
had always wanted to see the world.
Poems by David Whyte
© 2012 David
We are all truly blessed with the light of Grace.
~ Cathy Ginter