Category Archives: clarity

Lifting The World Without EvenTouching It

The backyard, the shadow, the light, dried leaves, the dirt. All are engaged in silence and stillness, in an afternoon of destiny, at the same time, and for a few minutes, I, too, was silent and still, absorbing, internalizing, my … Continue reading

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How To Behave In The Face Of Beauty, Silence and Grace

The beautiful clarity of the early morning like a clear brook in ancient times. There is a quiet insistence in this that ties holiness with beauty. Then the yellow light silently and slowly spreads, glittering the leaves that help unfold  … Continue reading

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Seeing the World In A Lovely Thin Way

Another cold grey sunday morning. The street is wet because of the melting snow and the rain last night and this early morning. Strange to think that there is a certain kind of eloquent thinness in this landscape that I … Continue reading

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Weaving Dreams

I know how it feels to look out the window and see a grey sky and naked trees on a quiet Saturday of a cold February afternoon. I do not see any birds. But I am fully aware of a … Continue reading

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That Deep Love

I don’t know the logic of the universe as to why there is this mysterious geography that separates peace and suffering. I don’t know why people have to endure harsh times many times over in their lifetime. But do we … Continue reading

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A Reflection Of Restoration

Early morning. A faint bluish light. A profound transition. An unfolding of clarity, of our essential nature, of what is true. An opening up of consciousness and finding where we are, as we see, as we simply know. And it … Continue reading

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A Way Of Seeing

Icy behaviour. Cracks. A certain kind of brokenness, of scattered feelings. And yet really seeing it deeply can surprisingly elevate a kind of relating to a level of a benevolent oneness and untangle and soften the complexity of the situation, … Continue reading

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Just Go Gentle

The cold wind gasps, the clouds weep. It was their last time to see and to say goodbye to that departing leaf of autumn. Everything has changed. Their world will be different from now on though they will still go to work, brush their teeth, drink … Continue reading

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A Thousand Ways To Appreciate Early Mornings

Early autumn morning no need for words drinking tea is enough.

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That Kind Of Peace

5:30 am. Ink dark outside. Cold. Breakfast of oats, flaxseeds, banana, avocado, raw honey, almond milk, yogurt and organic green tea and poetry. And this simple yet calming poem by Wendell Berry, “The Peace of Wild Things,” touches my being … Continue reading

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