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Let Love Flow (a Buddhist prayer)

February 26, 2012


“Let our love flow outward though the cosmos to its full height, its full depth, its full extent, an endless love, without hatred or enmity… and our life will bring heaven to earth.” -adapted from Sutta Nipata (1st Century BC) Advertisements

Being a Stinky Banana Peel

February 22, 2012


Dear God, Help me accept myself as the stinky banana in your compost pile. Teach me the surrender to allow my “self” to rot with non-judgement and compassion. Show me how to love my neighbour, the decomposing cucumber. Guide me through this process of becoming rich fertile soil. Thank you. Love, Sam (and Snatam Kaur)

Holy Mother (a poem)

February 21, 2012


Peace is a woman, mother to the world, Whom God has sent to lay a hand Across a thousand children’s fevered brows. In its cool certainty there is no fear, And from her breasts there comes a quietness For them to lean against and to be still. She brings a message to their frightened hearts […]