To Be Fully Alive is to Act
“To be fully alive is to act. I understand action to be any way that we can co-create reality with other beings and the Spirit. Action, like a sacrament is the visible form of an invisible spirit, an outward manifestation of an inward power, But as we act, we not only express what is in us and help give shape to the world; we also recieve what is outside us, and reshape our inner selves.” - Parker...
Earth, teach me. →
lucifelle: Earth teach me quiet ~ as the grasses are still with new light. Earth teach me suffering ~ as old stones suffer with memory. Earth teach me humility ~ as blossoms are humble with beginning. Earth teach me caring ~ as mothers nurture their young. Earth teach me courage ~ as the tree that stands alone. Earth teach me limitation ~ as the ant that crawls on the ground. Earth teach me...
The Moon, Sun, and the Earth: Another Love Story
The Moon spends it’s life revolving around the Earth, and the Earth spends it’s life revolving around the Sun… sounds like the love life of so many,
Spiritual Life Requires More than a Good Book!
“A commitment to a spiritual life requires us to do more than read a good book or go on a restful retreat. It requires conscious practice, a willingness to unite the way we think with the way we act. Spritual life is first and foremost about commitment to a way of thinking and behaving that hornors principles of inter-being and interconnectedness. When I pseak of the spiritual, I refer to the...
”Everybody’s at war with different things, I’m at war with my own heart...– Tupac
The English Teacher with the Bare-Breasted Woman...
I’m reeally excited to be going on a lunch date with my former English Professor! I remember one day after class, we got together and discussed, Nuwaubianism, Five Percenters, Rastafarians, Ifa and everything else beneath the Sun of religion (A conversation that stemmed from her bare-breasted tattoo of the Goddess Oshun, on her left arm). She described herself as being the daughter of Oshun....
”I will not have sex but I will have poetry. I will not have sex but I...– Bell Hooks, (“Wounds of Passion”)
A writer is someone who spends years patiently trying to discover the second...– Orhan Pamuk (via stellablu)
〇: Sitting in classes, reading texts, writing... →
nirvikalpa: Sitting in classes, reading texts, writing papers, taking tests. Humans weren’t meant to learn like that, let alone live like that. How can we expect to create better human beings if we have them sitting around for most of the day, in class or doing homework? There’s a reason that we possess this upright body with physically/mechanically efficient legs and feet and arms and hands…we...
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more...– Albert Einstein
The Person Behind The Blog
I was thinking that I should begin posting more pictures of myself, so that my followers could get to know, Dean, the person behind ”We Are the Descendants of Stars: Young Gods Whom Walk on Water,” I want my followers to see more of who I am, my interests, and my life. I’m sure it most be more interesting that the random posting of things that may or may not interest you. But...