The Journey by Mary Oliver

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THE JOURNEY —by Mary Oliver   “One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice-   though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice [...]

The Journey by Mary OliverForrest2020-01-08T12:44:04-06:00

The Guest House by Rumi

Forrest2020-01-08T11:49:21-06:00

This being human is a guest house.Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all!Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows,who violently sweep your houseempty of its furniture,still, treat each guest honorably.He may be clearing you outfor [...]

The Guest House by RumiForrest2020-01-08T11:49:21-06:00

“The Way It Is” by William Stafford (There’s a Thread You Follow)

Forrest2020-01-08T11:50:02-06:00

There’s a thread you follow. It goes amongthings that change. But it doesn’t change.People wonder about what you are pursuing.You have to explain about the thread.But it is hard for others to see.While you hold it you can’t get lost.Tragedies happen; people get hurtor die; and you suffer and get [...]

“The Way It Is” by William Stafford (There’s a Thread You Follow)Forrest2020-01-08T11:50:02-06:00

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

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This work is owned by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how old you [...]

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain DreamerForrest2020-01-08T11:48:49-06:00