Monthly Archives: October 2017

Día de Los Muertos: Mí ofrenda

It has been a while since my father has visited me, yet I feel him as though he is here. He is, differently. I am thinking about one time in particular when my father visited me. I was sitting on … Continue reading

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Time immemorial

I’ve seen the face of gratitude. The mirror does not lie. I’ve turned it toward you. My reflection. You remind me of what I’ve forgotten. You listen to the remembrance of my core when I return again to truth. You … Continue reading

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The Sustenance of God

I looked for you. The miles many until the road curved and the light revealed itself, like a moon full. This is what happens when you enter. You arrive. The journey but a moment in time, though decades have called … Continue reading

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The way has been made

I’ve danced with you because I’ve known no other way. I sit still at your feet where the touch of your garment is made easy. I reach always for you. The light. And the way is made clear. Within. You … Continue reading

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Humility

How far do I go inside? How deep the waters that cover me. I am lost there in the sinking drown. I’ve swam beyond my ability to swim. I’ve reached shores that have drifted there in the distance/away. I’ve been alone … Continue reading

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In secret

You tiptoed and I heard. Crawled stairs that I might listen. Your voice, the way that you evoked God, had conversations with the divine.   From whom do I get this— have I learned to go there facing east in prayer, … Continue reading

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Stay Woke

I sit in contemplation that the hidden be revealed. It dwells there behind the recesses of my mind. Truth. I retrieve it as though a memory locked in a box. No box. No lock. The key has always been there … Continue reading

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Night light

Because I can only stand here, I can’t stand there. Some things aren’t meant to dwell together: Light. Dark. We come to see the seeing of our sight when we open ourselves to the light. Dark, too, has a purpose: … Continue reading

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The expanse

I want to be there inside the depth of the depth. That is the place where the Light exists. It hides in the open spaces. It is seen by the eye of the seeker. It is known beyond one’s ability … Continue reading

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My Beloved,

You take me there. Hold closely my soul to your own that I feel the light. How deeply it runs the river of me. You twirl me and the wind beneath my feet sweeps me into the new. How tender … Continue reading

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