In keeping with the dream symbol this week of windows and glass, I thought I’d post this video which is visually intriguing as well as musically beautiful. This is Canon in D major by Johann Pachelbel played on glass harp by Robert Tiso.
Today I offer six haiku by Jaelynne Tolman. These weren’t written to be grouped together, but I like how they relate to one another.
I see what I see but understand what I see is through a keyhole
Each and every day I clean my dusty mirror in meditation
My projecting eyes reflect [...]
“I believe God–and to me ‘God’ is just shorthand for the ineffable divine presence–has only one question for us at the end: ‘Did you become yourself?’ We have a seeded self that begins to germinate at birth. Our true goal in life is to become that self.”
Michael Meade, in an interview by John Malkin [...]
Windows show up regularly in the dreams I have and those I hear from others. Usually the reference is to looking through a window and seeing something on the other side. Having heard these dreams worked in groups, there is often a layer of meaning that the dreamer understands a certain situation or problem from [...]
Whenever I need cheering up, this video will shift my mood. What I love is how dance becomes a common language all over the world. The music is wonderful as well.
Tybee Island Light by John Q. McDonald
John Q. McDonald lives, writes, and paints in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has a bachelor of arts degree in Physics from University of California at Santa Cruz, and a masters degree in Astronomy from San Diego State University. John was born in New England, [...]
My sister, Karen Deal Robinson, recommended this lovely song by Peter Mayer and beautiful video by mamaleah5, which is perfect for Christmas Eve:
In the bleak midwinter frosty wind makes moan, earth stands hard as iron, water like a stone; Snow has fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, in the bleak midwinter it is ever so.
Darkness now surrounds us as the nights grow long, yet we fill the nighttime with our hopeful song. Winter’s cold won’t [...]
“To think about God is to the human soul what breathing is to the human body.
I say to think about God, not necessarily to believe in God–that may or may not come later.
I say: to think about God.”
Jacob Needleman in What Is God? p. 3