The Daily Way

Poem #294 – Take Off Your Mask

2010-05-10T16:11:02-04:00May 10th, 2010|

All the world is like a clown. They laugh, but inside they’re crying. They make a joke to mask the pain But they feel no better for the trying. You do not see reality. You think you must project An image of the happy one. Your true feelings you protect. [...]

Poem #292 – The Greatest Ride of Your Life

2010-05-08T16:12:14-04:00May 8th, 2010|

Saddle up the horses. Get ready for the ride. Once you know the Presence There’s nowhere that you can hide. Then fly you will like Pegasus With wings upon your back. For with Spirit as your essence No longer will you lack. Have you no shoes upon your feet Nor [...]

Poem #291 – Giving Thanks

2010-05-07T16:12:46-04:00May 7th, 2010|

You fall to your knees and you pray But who, pray tell, do you thank? Are you merely a puppet that acts When upon your strings God does yank? You are mighty and strong as you are. There’s no need to request a great favor. The God-force flows through you [...]

Poem #290 – “In Spirit”

2010-05-06T16:13:17-04:00May 6th, 2010|

Relax. Sit and do nothing. Stop all the rushing, And breathe. Do you seek inspiration? Draw it in with your breath. It’s there in the very word: “In-spire.” Yet you tire From so little of this. Then you fail To find the bliss That comes when you do draw it [...]

Poem #289 – Forever

2010-05-05T16:14:42-04:00May 5th, 2010|

Forever is a long, long time A distance difficult to see. How long is “ever after”? What means “eternity?” You can only throw a stone so far Before it falls and stops. How can a thing go ceaselessly Like your Energizer Bunny hops? You go on without ceasing For one [...]

Poem #293 – Angels

2010-05-05T16:11:34-04:00May 5th, 2010|

Angels walk upon your earth Though this you may not recognize. They come in many shapes and forms – From small to large in size. Some may have wings, as in your art For this is how you view them. But others may be unremarkable But with a clear vibration [...]

Poem #288 – Taking Care of #1

2010-05-04T16:15:15-04:00May 4th, 2010|

Surviving on this planet Takes a great deal of strength, For you face a lot of challenges Which stretch you your full length. Your mind is stressed Your body, too From all these those things You feel you must do. But recognize, please The need for rest. You need not [...]

Poem #287 – The Nature of Time

2010-05-03T16:15:48-04:00May 3rd, 2010|

How quickly time does pass – One second here, then it is gone. When things are good it scurries by Though you hang tightly on. Yet when in pain or sorrow Time it seems to slow. You try to hurry through it, But there’s nowhere that you can go. The [...]

Poem #286 – Simple Pleasures

2010-05-02T16:16:17-04:00May 2nd, 2010|

Simple pleasures make you smile. It takes not a lengthy while. Simply gaze upon a child’s face Or give to a baby an embrace. Instantly you feel connection - A sudden inner recollection That this is why you’ve come to earth, Why to you was given birth … To feel [...]

Poem #285 – Child of God

2010-05-01T16:16:49-04:00May 1st, 2010|

Oh wise and knowing Father Bless me as I rise this day. Without you I am nothing And so I turn to you and pray. The sky it seems so vast at times And I a tiny speck. Where do I fit in this great scene? Am I just another [...]

Poem #284 – A Lesson in Intuition

2010-04-30T04:51:29-04:00April 30th, 2010|

Stroke the kitten’s whiskers. This is how the cat it feels. Whatever brushes past these hairs With this feeling the cat deals. You do not have such sensors Projecting from your face, But you have a similar system Firmly planted in its place. Your energetic body Extends well beyond your [...]

Poem #283 – Alms for the Poor

2010-04-29T05:20:45-04:00April 29th, 2010|

Behold your brother. He stands with hand outstretched. “Alms for the poor,” he begs. His life it seems so wretched. His clothes they may be ragged. His face dirty and unclean. These outer signs of poverty Are not what they do seem. His true lack is on the inside – [...]

Poem #282 – Seasons and Reasons

2010-04-28T05:23:44-04:00April 28th, 2010|

Be still and know that I AM … you. A change in the phrase, but words that are true. *** Have you ever sat and wondered why The ones you love, they have to die? There is a season for all things. And with each season, change it brings. There [...]

Poem #281 – Powerless, Yet Powerful

2010-04-27T05:28:59-04:00April 27th, 2010|

Twisted branches reach for the sky Gnarled fingers reaching high. Many years they’ve seen gone by, And now they stand and wonder why… “Why, why did the wind just blow past Leaving us to feel it last Before it went and ran away Standing alone at the end of the [...]

Poem #280 – Awakening

2010-04-26T05:30:28-04:00April 26th, 2010|

Awakening … Opening your eyes and truly seeing. Is this reality Or temporality? Shaken up it is - my world. All I thought was real now swirled. Like pieces of a puzzle mixed around And one tiny piece fell to the ground. What is that missing piece That to my [...]

Poem #279 – Trust

2010-04-25T05:31:45-04:00April 25th, 2010|

This morning I asked specifically for words to say to a friend who is dealing with difficult physical challenges. I did not expect a poem in response, but the spirit world gave me a beautiful one anyway. The words apply to anyone in the same position, so I share them [...]

Poem #278 – Words

2010-04-24T05:33:48-04:00April 24th, 2010|

This one, a direct and very clear answer to a friend's request for guidance from the spirit world ... Watch your words like a hawk. Do you whisper or squawk? Sometimes others can miss And sense a venomous hiss. When what you said came from pain And in your voice [...]

Poems #277 and #278

2010-04-24T05:32:42-04:00April 24th, 2010|

A two-fer today. #1 - just there, flowing ... Poem #277 - Answered Prayers My heart overflows. Such a gift … An answered prayer. Is such a thing so rare That I cry? Yet I cannot deny The changes inside Since I began this awesome ride. “Transform me!” I prayed. [...]

Poem #276 – Everlasting

2010-04-23T05:34:39-04:00April 23rd, 2010|

Death. It comes to all. We understand the fear To think the end is near. The images you hold Are of one who grows old Then takes his last breath. To you, this is death. Yes, it’s true. It will happen to you. But the finality you imagine Is not [...]

Poem #275 – There for All

2010-04-22T05:35:24-04:00April 22nd, 2010|

Hark! The angels sing. Like crickets Rubbing their wings. All the world Exists to praise - Their spirits to raise Through song and laughter Reaching to the Ever After. Raise your voices. Sing aloud. Choose a cloud And soar. Be bound no more By limits and beliefs. Such thiefs! Stealing [...]

Poem #274 – With New Eyes

2010-04-21T05:36:47-04:00April 21st, 2010|

Each man has his own troubles. Each sees things his own way. You feel as if no one understands you At the end of the day. Why these deep misconceptions? Why put up with such strife? For you see not the oneness – The unity of all life. For now [...]

Poem #273 – Ride Like the Wind

2010-04-20T05:38:20-04:00April 20th, 2010|

Go forth with love. Be not afraid. Be the creator For as the Creator you’re made. Whatever it is You wish to achieve, See it already accomplished. Your doubts simply leave. For this is how miracles happen. It’s not simply chance. You create with your mind Like a great cosmic [...]

Poem #272 – Slowly But Surely

2010-04-19T05:39:19-04:00April 19th, 2010|

As the turtle walks, So do you advance. Slowly, step by step Your life you do enhance. The journey of your life Is like a winding path, Progressing ever onwards On your spiritual behalf. At times you may lose patience Desiring great advances. But that’s not how growth happens As [...]

Poem #271 – Trust!

2010-04-18T05:40:04-04:00April 18th, 2010|

Trust. An ever-present issue… What is that voice I hear? As if not from outside my ear? Could it be the voice of spirit? So soft I barely hear it? The words I hear cannot be mine. Their message is so fine. Yet who am I to think That from [...]

Poem #270 – Who Am I?

2010-04-17T05:41:23-04:00April 17th, 2010|

Light in the sky. Squint your eye. Who can sleep? So much excitement. A new day! But first … to pray. Oh God, Great Spirit, Oh Holy One, What have I done? Gone and forgotten myself again. I wonder when … When … When will I learn to trust? For [...]

Poem #269 – The Web

2010-04-16T05:43:30-04:00April 16th, 2010|

Hear the muse But its voice don’t confuse… All words that we send you Come from your own heart. For there’s naught we can say Which from you is apart. All things are connected Intimately intertwined By a web of pure love Which is sewn by the mind. Once thus [...]

Poem #268 – On Courage

2010-04-15T05:44:59-04:00April 15th, 2010|

Bravery … Going beyond your fears. Having the courage to face your extinction Before you have lived all your years. We do not wish to denigrate Those whom you tend to call brave, But courage would come to all If you knew there was nothing to save. For death is [...]

2010-04-13T05:48:15-04:00April 13th, 2010|

Well, my friends, I had a wonderful meditative experience this morning with lessons for me, but no poem came. It certainly felt right not to force it, for I can't make the words flow - they have to be given to me. In my rational mind I can't help but [...]

Poem #266 – Your True Nature

2010-04-12T05:49:07-04:00April 12th, 2010|

Ecstasy… bliss beyond experience. All men seek this, Yet it can be theirs with little searching … Your true nature is love – There beyond the body’s shell. Expand your current boundaries And you will come to know this well. These boundaries that do bind you You, yourself, did put [...]

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