I feel I have to say something before I go mad — Poemattic: Poetry and Art for the Soul
I feel I have to say something; I feel I have to do something too, before I go mad. I refuse to go gentle on this subject; our humanity is at stake. We do not have to go far to help avoid a sad mistake. We must unite simply as human beings, not politically, not […]…
The Practice of Listening to the Whispers of Our Souls
I have to admit the idea of listening to my soul was a little spooky to me at first. What would be the purpose and how exactly does one’s soul communicate? During the past few years my curiosity about the soul or my soul specifically has increased. Could it be that this happens as we…
A Mindful Center
Have you found your mindful center? I ask because this is a question I often ask myself. I believe that we are all energy and that at some point we link to the same source. I meditate every day and list the things that make me grateful to be a part of that energy. I…
There are days when my heart feels more fervently than other days. I look around me and understand how blessed I am. But then I watch the misery of so many people in different parts of the world and feel a need to go into mindful prayer. Mindful prayers to me are almost like meditating.…
What is it that really matters?
I can certainly tell you that today really matters. The present really matters. The moments spent watching my granddaughter play with her dolls and how she imitates her mother’s gentleness. Today matters because it is a special birthday we will celebrate with joy. When I catch myself preoccupied with things past I find myself feeling…
These days it seems that what we hear and what we see might not be congruent. We hear about violent acts perpetrated on innocent people. I cringe when I hear about the attacks on senior citizens. It disgusts me when I hear about violent acts motivated by bigotry or hate. Then we see people ignoring…
It is now time to be more mindful than ever. We all need to find a place of stillness and quiet and begin to reflect on how to heal our society. Have we learned any new lessons lately? Do we need to make up our mindful minds to be better and to open up to…
My Favorite Day is Today
“What day is it?” asked Pooh. “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favourite day,” said Pooh.
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