They say, love yourself. And one wonders why There is such little genuine affection For the one we live as. How is it possible? When we have never met Never studied our own reflection Letting our eyes rest? Have you ever asked yourself What truly interests you? What brings you alive, Makes you feel, deep, … Continue reading Poems: An Elusive Love
In Colourful Tools To Uplift Your Spirits, I shared suggestions on how to design and use visual cues in a way that can quickly and easily help elevate one's mood. This is another offering to add to that collection. You can use this image as a screensaver, wallpaper or poster. You may get specific insights … Continue reading Raising Your Vibe
A long, long time ago There arrived the thought That love was something dangerous Mysterious and unreliable: It led to all kinds of grief, tears,and loss That there was no way to tame it Contain what it brought: The confusion, foolishness Futility of unending fears Inconvenient changes It sometimes wrought And that day it was … Continue reading Poems: Break Out
"I love you, Not only for what you are, But for what I am When I am with you." Roy Croft's incredibly beautiful and profound poem goes on to describe one of the most loving and honest ways of relating that one can imagine. Love in itself requires no particular guidelines or conditions to exist. … Continue reading Who Do You Become In Your Closest Relationships?
Love is not a commodity To be negotiated over, bartered Rationed or held within Its not an investment, dependent Upon what returns it brings It's not to be withdrawn As a means of punishment Or offered as a bribe Allow it to pervade and flow Set all risk analysis aside One took form not to … Continue reading Poems: Clarifying Love
Love is unconditional. It has no beginning, nor end. It cannot be switched on or off Much as one may pretend. Relationships are a different thing There is a ‘you’, and ‘me’, and a ‘we’ there Either bridges are built together, Then sustained with attentive care, Or to neglected ruin they fall Unable to accommodate … Continue reading Poems: Bridging The Illusory Divide
Victim, Villain, Hero, Sage. Captivating roles that keep us engaged. What would it be like to see the long repeating patterns in our relationships in a different light? What would it be like to be free of these old, habitual stories and their consequent drama and trauma? I shared the poem below on Facebook a … Continue reading Beyond Drama