What Happened the day of Prince’s Death?

As more information in the details surrounding the death of Prince are starting to be shared with the public, I feel this is time...

Spirit Leaves: The Artist’s Well

Many believe having material possessions or finding true love brings lasting happiness. I was raised in the acquisitive culture and instilled with the Prince...

Spider Magic and Creative Dreams

In our culture, we place our faith in the intellect, the left brain and the ego-mind and turn logic into a God. Ironically, we...

The Elixir of Life

Creativity is an unsteady dance with intuition that devours what is already created and replaces it with the new. While life plays on, it...

The Everyday Genius

Our famous artists, writers, scientists and entrepreneurs are often seen as rare and special beings endowed with gifts and talents that most of us...

Painting as Spiritual Practice

During one of Ram Dass' lectures on psychedelics back in the '70s, he encountered a curious woman seated in the front row. In contrast...

Perception

Be kind, the war has ended. This world of sound and light; this double mirrored life, this biased reality wouldn't be without us. Step outside your perception, surf the copper...

Easily

The lightness of A dried petal Alights Upon the stream. Its shape Like a bird's wing Contoured Able to hold the wind Which set it upon The stream For a time. And in that swimming, The...

The Unmasking: Revealing the True Divine Feminine

The Moon Rises Draped with her silvery shawl In what seems an instant She drops the icy garment To reveal the adamantine Sun For she is truly both Moon and...

Rain Is Not A Weeping–1444

Rain is not a weeping Nor is leaf to ground a sadness, It is simple sharing To fill joy and fruiting And rebirth Into the next As day into dusk Night...

Flowers

when we’re old I’ll grow flowers I said   no she said I’ll do it I’m better at it than you

Woman Traveling to Tibet

With you there's an ancient familiar silence where words need not exist to join hearts and minds. My soul remembers you now and...

Connections

A demon won a battle within me that I didn't know about. Tell me what it was like to die. After all the complex connections and...

Ribcage

Walking down the long, lone road in rural Ohio, eyes adjusting to angles of the shade from old oaks and full sun above sunflower fields. In a sunny spot ahead at the edge...

Love’s Awakening

After the gray that surrounds, The sun comes out. The rainbow gleams, Color returns. The storm not yet distant, Still trembles within. Then you, Present yourself Like a gift. As if to say,...

New Books | Spring 2016

Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure, by Shirley MacLaine (Atria Books) -- A funny, fierce, imaginative memoir chronicling New York Times bestselling author...

universal poet

be a low flying star on celestial watch with silver-tipped wings in the shallows of your aware self. be two hands like small furnaces aligning, handling blank sheets...