Trust

Trust

I have a strange mix of deep trust in life and general skepticism. I am overly trusting with business assuming that we will work together with positive intention and keep each other’s best interests in mind. I have been burned a few times by this approach. Still, I keep trust as a travel companion and this poem explains why. What is your relationship, in general, to trust? Do you consider yourself a trusting person or not?

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Warrior of The Heart

Warrior of The Heart

This poem arrived as I listened to birds sing outside my window in the morning and wondered what it would be like to be a crooner among them. It is also part of an ongoing theme: what happens if I strip away my old story (for whatever is up in my life)? What if I I could “give up the quest for another world and simply say, ‘I am here'.’” I listened to the birds sing and wondered: What if I did one thing as if it was everything?

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Upright

Upright

Research in human behavior indicates that we are healthier and happier and that we live longer, richer lives if we have a sense of purpose or if we feel we have a mission that guides our contribution to the world. The word “upright” is used both for posture and for a way of living properly, of being honest and honorable (as opposed to crooked). What does it mean to you to live upright? If you think of yourself as evolving as a person, what is the next step in your evolution?

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Measure Of Your Moments

Measure Of Your Moments

For most of us, the clock dictates our life, serving as the reference point for daily activities and the common denominator for organizing collective effort. Often, it takes over our lives becoming more than a reminder of what to do when and, instead, serves as a meter for meaning and a measure of our self-worth. Woe to those who "waste time" whiling away their lives on what the world judges as trivia, (like the writing of poetry)...

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Unspoken

Unspoken

We have all felt the fear and trembling, the shyness, the precious vulnerability, at the thought of sharing what is in our hearts. If we are able, in that moment of truth, to let the speaking of our heart with pure intent be its own completion, that act of courage frees the whole flock and our spirit soars. What truth lives caged in your heart waiting for you to give it a voice?

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