Dreams

  “The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away,” and while he can appear fickle I’m expected not to change, a test of endurance, that’s the game that we play, he throws the punches to see how much we can take, before we say fuck it, and just walk away.   Fun.   But I …

Morality

In my determination to do things right, to be a ‘good girl,’ a girl God would look down and smile upon, I strived to make the ‘right’ choices in my life, to avoid the mistakes of others before me, I promised to follow the prescribed steps no matter what, to think ‘good’ thoughts, to nourish …

Science of Compassion

A Documentary on Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi     This new documentary on Amma is amazing.  It’s worth it just to listen to the sound of her voice.  Director and artist Shekhar Kapur’s freedom with Amma in their conversation is very touching.  And if you’ve never been to Amritapuri, then it is a must …

Poetry Shares: Gopi

Since You Have Called Me By Gopi Coffee jitters Sadhana quitter Who do I think I joke? My Mother’s the master Of all that we ask Her And so I try to practice what She spoke Oh Mother Kali My fierce Mother Kali How You smile in Your divine rage? The heads of our egos …

Poetry Shares: Wendell A. Brown

Freedom Song By Wendell A. Brown of Where Words Daily Come Alive   If you follow me I will lead you to The peace you have Never known If you follow me I Will take you to a Place where no evil Goes For a new heart will I give to you with a New song for it to Sing …

Walking With Intention Day 30 by Kripa Gressel

Fated  by Kripa Gressel of A Thing of Grace I live with my husband in Kerala, India in Mata Amritanandamayi’s ashram. Our lives are simple; we do a lot of volunteer work while in India and traveling several months out of the year with Amma’s tours. I met Amma when I was a small child, …