Poetry for inspiration

Love After Love by Derek Walcott The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self....

Poetry for inspiration

Why I Need the Birds By Lisel Mueller (1924 – ) (excerpt) When I hear them call in the morning, before I am quite awake, my bed is already traveling the daily rainbow, the arc toward evening; and the birds, leading their own discreet lives of hunger and...
Quotes and Poetry to Inspire

Quotes and Poetry to Inspire

Aloha Friends,  Here are a few quotes/poems for your weekend. I like to collect these various writings to inspire my yoga or meditation practice or just for a few short words of wisdom for simple reflection. I’m happy I have a place to share my collection and I...
The world needs you

The world needs you

Aloha,  I found this poem in one of my notebooks. I don’t know who wrote so I’m unable to give credit. Several years ago, a woman who regularly attended my Maui Oceanfront yoga classes called me and said she was diagnosed with brain cancer and was unable...
Poetry for Inspiration

Poetry for Inspiration

What If by Ganga White What If….. What if our religion was each other If our practice was our life If prayer, our words What if the temple was the earth If forests were our church If holy water – the rivers, lakes, and oceans What if meditation was our...
Poetry for inspiration

Poetry for inspiration

“Show up”   by Minx Brown Show up not because you should not because you must but because of the magnitude of Love because of the magnetic force of compassion show up because you can because life has come knocking and you are there to answer now not when...