Tag Archives: inspiration

Inspiration/Life: The Wind that Blows Through Us

Interviewer: How old were you when you became a mother? Marie Howe (poet): A hundred. Like those ladies in the Bible. I was a  hundred years old. I was Sarah. I was Abraham’s Sarah. I was just telling my students … Continue reading

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Bees of the Invisible

Everywhere transience is plunging into the depths of Being… It is our task to imprint this temporary, perishable earth into ourselves so deeply, so painfully and passionately, that its essence can rise again, “invisibly,” inside us. We are the bees … Continue reading

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To Know the Dark

To go in the dark with a light is to know the light. To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight, and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings, and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings. … Continue reading

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On seeking love

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Rumi

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The cat-soul

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Beloved stars

Beloved stars, look down on me. I am a tiny speck in a tiny world. I am a poor atom full of love for you, full of faith in you. —George Sand

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God in man

Seek God in man, for as we seek him there, the more transparent the veil of flesh becomes and the more perfectly we learn to find him there. If we hold ourselves receptive to the life of spirit, we shall … Continue reading

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