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My Friend

My Friend

I don’t know what to say
I don’t have an answer,
It seems.

My pain is different
My experience isn’t yours,
It seems.

All I know is I’m sorry
All I can say is I’m here,
And I care.

Know you can be real
Know it’s safe here,
With me.

If I could take it from you
If I could carry it for you,
I would.

Perhaps that’s all we need
Perhaps some moments,
Just need sharing.

Breathe with me
Breathe in, I’m here.
You are not alone.

I’m Alive!

I feel the breath
Flowing in
And out.

I rest there
And from the quiet space
Of my heart
I feel you.

Somewhere
In your own rest
In your own breath.

And I love you.

It doesn’t seem to matter
Who you are
What you think or do

Here, each at rest
Taking a moment
Letting go
Into that quiet place
Are we so different?

Two witnesses of Life
Of a grand play
Of dancers in motion
Of hearts broken open.

Why am I here?
We might ask the night sky
As we walk through the darkness
Breathing this mystery.

How beautiful this is
Our hearts will whisper
Light and color
Exquisite joy, and pain.

I’m alive!
We are here!
We weren’t always.
We won’t be forever.

Beautiful it is.
To be here Now.
I feel it for you
And share it with love.

Burn It Clean

To heal my pain
I’ve had to burn it clean

To burn it clean
I’ve had to see it’s truth

To see it’s truth
I’ve had to lose all judgement.

To lose all judgement
I’ve let go of beliefs.

To let go of beliefs
I’ve surrendered control.

To surrender control
I had to be broken.

You don’t.

Stop on the inside.
Honor what is there.

If you want to be free
It starts with being real.

If it’s vengeance your pain wants,
Stop calling it equality. Or justice.

Own it. Accept it.
Love does.

If you don’t feel safe
Stop saying you do.

Admit it. Accept it.
Love does.

What do you really feel,
In your tender heart?

Love pushes nothing away.
Love will hold it close.
Love will let it burn clean.

How Precious This All Is

I don’t plan these videos. There is no script. I thought of chopping the first 5 minutes off of this one. Then I realized a picture is indeed worth a thousand words.

This video itself, and the shift in my energy while making it, is what I am talking about happening in real time. For me, this is the joy of Life. Of presence finding it’s way home. To faith, hope and love.

Below is a link to the music I was playing in the background…

Wiring Yourself Peaceful

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Good morning, friends. I had a truly wonderful and peace-filled day so far, and just wanted to share something that was a big part of that.

Below is a You Tube video. Two Sanskirt mantras set to a soft guitar melody. To me it feels quietly hopeful in it’s gratitude. What a wonderful energy to get stuck in my head all day.

My suggestion is this. In choosing a more magical start to your day tomorrow, go to bed just a little earlier than usual. Maybe 30 minutes earlier. Then get up 30 min before you usually do. Turn this music on while your mind is still a bit foggy.

If at all possible, get outside. Look out the window if you can’t. Take at least 5 deep breaths. Couple of air squats. And walk slowly wherever your heart takes you, as you listen to this music.

Do yourself a favor and don’t google what the words mean. Just let it be. Let your heart rest in this new moment. It’s a new day. You are here. Keep breathing. If you find yourself humming the melody or softly singing along- let it flow.

Namaste.