Jaguar, Golden Eagle, and Slowly Sauntering Swineโ€”our Magical Day of Adventure Below Baboquivari Peak

Under Mexican blue oak, and thick sycamores. /
Thick cat claw marks on treeโ€”cat was ready to pounce! /
Jaguar was seen here once, Jaguar felt near, /
Ghost guardian Jaguar.

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Furling into a Sunset Poppy . . . (deep sleep medicine for you)

Poppy medicine (even in imagination!) can ease your mental swirl and guide you to sleep . . . with their petals of soft satin, the color of creativity, sensuality, and emotional safety. ๐Ÿงก

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Vision for the Earth & Oceans – a Prayer-Poem ๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’•

For the wildlands of our hearts . . . May we sing our lands and waters, our oceans and gardens (and ourselves as well) all back into balance! ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’•

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a river poem (about the ever-changing stream of being)

. . . eddying out with the grief sticks, tending the flash flooders, deck-divers, joy-riders, and thirsty pinched-eyes-tighters, all while riding misty waves with one-hearted joy-sorrow.

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I Believe in the Dream Seed That is You

It’s only ignorance and a false belief in a solid, separate self
that causes such fear & drives the deluded to harm themselves & others. And fear is truly the loneliest emotion, only looking for a friend. ๐Ÿ’š

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The tidal wave of collective change that must emerge in our world

There is nothing else to do tonight but surrender. Of the sorrow-filled news of our world (social, ecological, political), it is all too much for one human heart to hold. Only many hearts together hold the collective power to midwife in the tidal wave of change that much emerge if all that we love on Earth is to survive and flourish. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ™

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A Lamp for those Without Light

Shantideva was a Buddhist monk, poet, yogi, and bodhisattva who lived many centuries ago. His poetry of aspiration and blessing is truly inspiring. Enjoy!

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