To stay out in the sun can be rather fun, at least initially, but over time, you can become quite blind if you stare too intently. So a plan must be made to move to the shade intermittently and the fiery blade is given in trade for one of a cooler intensity. For to remain…

Heiwa Haiku 373

The wind has died down. The trees have ceased their dancing. My soul is quiet.


God, You are inbreaking. What is my self-medication? Is it my rush from waking to sleep deprivation? this mask-wearing, soul-faking, constant extrication from any and all earth-shattering, love-taking real relation? God, You are in-braking, who while way making often changes my destination, when the path I was taking offers a different sensation, a head scratching,…

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Spiritual Explorations with AI The illustrations for this blog are from my collaboration with various AI image generating servers such as starryai and MidJourney. I find the experience to be a soul edifying one. I continue to be amazed at how the AI interprets various words, in particular poems, scripture, and even the occasional haiku….

Heiwa Haiku 371

God is a safe house, a refuge for the battered. You can breathe again. Psalm 9:9-10 MSG

Please Don’t Tell Me There’s No Mystery

A MMS and SEAI Combo* When I traveled to be with family over Thanksgiving, I made sure I took along a pile of CDs. (Yeah, I’m kind of old school. I have quite a collection of CDs and you don’t want to get me talking about my LP collection)! I was flying solo (i.e. 7…

Heiwa Haiku 370

I awake to rain. Soft raindrops soothe my dry mind. Haiku baptism.

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Silence is golden, except when there’s injustice. Speak truth to power.