Today I would like to share a poem written by Rumi a 13th century Sufi mystic in love with God and life. Let these words wash your soul and heart and notice your bodily response. Reckless love is not afraid to explode while reason seeks profit. as love suffers, she remains steadfast, solid & strong [Read more…]
Love, Anxiety & Spirituality-What is your worldview?
BLOG 50- What a 13th century poet knew about Love & Anxiety.
BLOG 41: Anger & Anxiety:Part two- Poems about rage.
Let’s take a break today from all the Left brain activity consisting of helpful facts and materials about Anger and Anxiety. Let us slip over to our Right brains and connect to the subject in the intuitive, feeling, and creative realm. I find writing poetry a wonderful outlet for creativity (by that way, expressing our [Read more…]
Part 3: Making New Associations; Moving from Craving Certainty to Welcoming Wonder
In our technologically advanced, “just google it”, and “ask SIRI” culture, every fact we could ever want is literally at our fingertips. Anyone with a Smart phone has literally turned into a know-it-all. Knowledge has never been so easy to acquire and you would think this would make us a more balanced and peaceful society. [Read more…]
Blog 19: Rage, Art & Poetry
Today we will talk about Art, and specifically, poetry. Poetry is a powerful art medium that combines words, metaphors, and images in a manner that deeply touches the human soul. According to wikipeda.com “Poetry uses forms and conventions to suggest differential interpretation to words, or to evoke emotive responses.” Today we value conventional poetry less [Read more…]