by Danna Faulds
Why wait for your awakening?
The moment your eyes are open, seize the day.
Would you hold back when the Beloved beckons?
Would you deliver your litany of sins like a child’s collection of sea shells, prized and labeled?
“No, I can’t step across the threshold,” you say, eyes downcast.
“I’m not worthy” I’m afraid, and my motives aren’t pure.
I’m not perfect, and surely I haven’t practiced nearly enough.
My meditation isn’t deep, and my prayers are sometimes insincere.
I still chew my fingernails, and the refrigerator isn’t clean.
“Do you value your reasons for staying small more than the light shining through the open door?
Now is the only time you have to be whole.
Now is the sole moment that exists to live in the light of your true Self. Perfection is not a prerequisite for anything but pain.
Please, oh please, don’t continue to believe in your disbelief.
This is the day of your awakening.
“Some of his poems are as if he’s consoling God for what’s happened to his creation”
What a kindness she showers upon me, not letting me skip any steps, or leave not even one stone unturned.
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
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The seed of life is within us all, our dance here is mundane, strange and wonderful.
What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath—the most sacred of times?
Where do you see a window you can open for a subtle sacrament to slip into your day?
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