Posts by: pauld

Lyrical Reflections

By on October 12, 2018

Newness Newness is not new in the sense of “never was”; newness is unique simply because it appears.                                    * * * What becomes “what is” was a part of the wholeness of enfolded forms, a readiness to be […]

From “Being in Belonging: A Notebook of Lyrical Reflections” (A work in progress)

By on June 29, 2018

Words deliver only introductions to the art of being immersed in life …   * * * Spiritual knowing is not something that can be pinned down by specific words, because it expresses itself as a lived experience, moment by moment. But words can lead us towards a spiritual experience, just as certain images, sensations, or […]

Sharing Sources of Inspiration

By on July 14, 2016

  We cannot adequately describe how any person, idea or event influences us or will influence us in a deeply meaningful way, any more than we can adequately describe a loving relationship or how it will unfold. But we can certainly honor those individuals, ideas, and events that we believe nurture our lives by sharing […]

“Here and Now”

By on July 14, 2016

I have been reading all day, confined to my room, and feel tired. I raise the screen and face the broad daylight. I move the chair on the veranda and look at the blue mountains. I draw a long breath, fill my lungs with fresh air and feel entirely refreshed. I make tea and drink […]