Category: Poetry & Prayers

Who is not Haitian?

Contemplating a journey and a calling………. Who is not Haitian? Everywhere is Haiti. Our past, present and future of catastrophe, silenced screams of the poor dying beneath the rubble of hurricanes and earthquakes that are both weather conditions and the

Posted in Poetry & Prayers, The World We Live In

The Way of Dust

  We live in the realm of dust, in which we find corners, and walls to cling to, we might lie or hang there together thinking we are the corner, or the wall, until the wind comes from the door

Posted in All Things Related to Buddha, Poetry & Prayers

Be Love

I touch the earth. I honor my ancestors with my sitting meditation practice. And to them I say, “Let each breath be a gift of my love.”  –Zenju BE Love May the heavy become light, May what’s ill become well,

Posted in Morning Reflections, Poetry & Prayers

For all Beings

For All Beings by  Zenju Earthlyn Manuel   May all beings be cared for and loved, Be listened to, understood and acknowledged despite different views, Be accepted for who they are in this moment, Be afforded patience, Be allowed to

Posted in A Message from Rev. Zenju, All Things Related to Buddha, Poetry & Prayers

Free and Easy by Ven. Lama Gendun Rinpoche

A PROFOUND TEACHING ON HAPPINESS: __________________________________ FREE and EASY: A SPONTANEOUS VAJRA SONG BY VENERABLE LAMA GENDUN RINPOCHE ______________________________ Happiness cannot be found through great effort and willpower, but is already present, in open relaxation and letting go. ^^^^^^^^^^ Don’t

Posted in All Things Related to Buddha, Free and Easy by Ven. Lama Gendun Rinpoche, Poetry & Prayers

See the Butterfly

No one has ever told me that I remind them of a butterfly, bearing up in the wild winds, migrating through thick tight seasons, arriving, still, light enough to rest on the underside of a leaf. And that soft sandhill

Posted in Poetry & Prayers

Endless Wells

In the desert of life, We long for ourselves, missing the dark watery caves we came from, We long for that water, again and again, Until finally someone comes along and shows us how to drink from our own endless

Posted in Poetry & Prayers

A Place to Leap

When you flew You tipped the tall pines while you thought no one was watching, it was more than graceful the way you anticipated danger, moving without resistance through the storms of your life. You wait on the other side,

Posted in Poetry & Prayers