Tag Archives: reality

Star-gazing

I was awake far too early again this morning. Moonlight wandered in and dream-filled eyes looked out. The sky was still dark and the stars were hidden behind cloud and mist. I had been half awake for some time, thinking … Continue reading

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The perfect teacher?

When the student is ready, the master will appear. This saying is often quoted both by and to those who walk a spiritual path. All too frequently, it is said with the kind of supercilious air that implies that the … Continue reading

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Here and Now

The problem with living in a downstairs flat is that there is no upstairs. This may sound obvious, but when you have lived in a house almost all your life, with an upstairs, you tend to forget. Many times I … Continue reading

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Time traveller

As the first lightening of the sky separates silhouettes from the blackness, the temperature plummets and cold floods my body. I can feel its bite and the reactive crisping of muscle and sinew as I huddle into my coat and … Continue reading

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Other #midnighthaiku

* The otherworld calls Alternate reality Beyond the portal Gates of perception open When the world is left behind *  

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Telling tales

I was talking with a friend, as you do, comparing notes over coffee and a few thousand miles. He described his own spiritual tradition as ‘walking in Beauty’. That, I thought, was a wonderful way to describe any path. Yet … Continue reading

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A matter of time…

I watched the sun go down tonight from the roadside. For once, the camera had not come with me… I was just driving to the shop and didn’t pick it up. Even so, I cursed myself for leaving the camera … Continue reading

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Primal Screen~Steve Tanham

Somewhere in the frontal cortex of our brains there’s a very special junction – a place where we leaned to do something truly different with our minds… Let’s call it the Primal Screen… Our spines can be considered the highway … Continue reading

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Rifts in reality?

There was a fleeting conversation that got me thinking again on something I have pondered over for a long time. There are lots of ghost stories flitting about, wafting their sheets for our delight, some making us shiver even more … Continue reading

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Hues of Peace ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

An escape from the outside world, a realm of serenity beckoned him. Each time he visited it to calm his inner storms, the color of nature painted his soul. A cadence of flowing water gave him new hope. He immersed … Continue reading

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