Tag Archives: Buddhism

weaving the tapestry – reweaving threads unweaving

the incense of suffering (to the Muses of muses and her shadows)   “There is nothing in my self that can be relied on.”  -St. Teresa of Avila     my hart said to my harts there is nothing at … Continue reading

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weaving the tapestry – duet v with himani

  (note: we have been a Benedictine Oblate (OSB) – that is to say, a secular contemplative – for about twenty years now.  at the hart of Benedictine Spiritual Practice is Lectio Divina, deep insight contemplation of sacred psalms.  to … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – geen andere muze

(english version below) geen andere muze (Aan De Geliefde) “Maar ik denk altijd dat de beste manier om te weten van God is liefde van vele dingen.” -Vincent Van Gogh     maanloze maanloze de woestenij van de nacht er … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – The Beloved is the Rose of roses

The Beloved is the Rose of roses “Search, no matter what situation you are in. O thirsty one, search for water constantly.  Finally, the time will come when you will reach the spring.”                                 -Unknown    When first I fell in love … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – a darker womb

a darker womb (a paradelle* for mara) “The familiar waters below my warm hand.” -Billy Collins you will recall your love is a phoenix somewhere somewhere you will recall your love is a phoenix on a basket weaving flames already … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – with just such a kiss

with just such a kiss (ruminations on the winter solstice) “….unwished for or wished for there is only longing for itself…forever and ever attempting to define and imagine itself…” -Mira Baartmans Valentine with….

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gully good synergy – on faerie wings (awakenings)

on faerie wings (awakenings) “…something is there, hidden in the deep but whose child it is i do not know it came even before God.” -Lao Tzu   you that increase my span on gully wings with the ear of … Continue reading

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TEN WHITE BEADS – dénoument

TEN  WHITE BEADS – Always We Begin Again (With Commentary by Christen Lore Weber) “…I wash myself with snow water…” -Job 9.3 dénoument always we are already beginning again   it is better to never begin your journey if you … Continue reading

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autumns symphonies – mirrors of a still undiscovered paradise ii

mirrors of a still undiscovered paradise (an eastering meditation) movement ii “…When the ass saw the angel of YHVH, it pressed close to the wall, crushing Balaam’s foot against it. So Balaam beat his ass again…” -Numbers 22:25 there is … Continue reading

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autumns symphonies – mirrors of a still undiscovered paradise i

mirrors of a still undiscovered paradise (an eastering meditation) movement i “…When the ass saw the angel of YHVH, it pressed close to the wall, crushing Balaam’s foot against it. So Balaam beat his ass again…” -Numbers 22:25 veheyah Yahweh … Continue reading

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