Stillness

The more I sit quiet, the more I realize
stillness isn’t static.
It is the horizon of the
rising sun and setting moon,
all that lies unborn in-between.

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Wake Up Call

We all can recognize this.
Being caught up in our pursuits.
Being caught up in our desires.
Being caught up in our stories.
Being caught up in our lives.

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Finding Your Inner Guru

I found myself inside of me,
This lesson my guru taught to me.

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Reiki Poems by David Escobar Galindo

In April this year we were fortunate enough to have David Escobar Galindo in our Shinpiden Reiki Level III class. David wrote these two poems about his experience with Reiki teacher, Frans Stiene.
David is one of the most celebrated poets in El Salvador, he recently won the World Prize for Mystical Poetry from the Fernando Rielo Foundation.

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And from the Darkness Comes the Light

And from the darkness comes the Light
Into eternity my spirit collides
with past, present, and future
for there is no distinction for the enlightened.

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Year of the Dragon Poem

Shinpiden graduate, Zeynep, wrote this great poem for the Year of the Dragon. This should surely get us all in the mood for the Year of the Dragon Evening this week.

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Poems by Adam Ross Wilson

we all know that we have heaven in our hearts

and that our souls are all too beautiful to perceive

too bright to see and too expansive to breathe

into our small hesitant lungs

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