This Winter Night

[Editor's Note: Earlier this week during one of my nightly jaunts to do some chores outside, I was captivated by my surroundings in a way I hadn't felt before. It's been a long time since I wrote -- and shared so quickly -- poetry. I hope it can deliver a sense of what I experienced.] The cold – piercing shiver of solitude Riding the back of the bitter wind it impales with... Read More

Meditation: Through the Eyes of a Child

[Note: Each Monday at The New Pursuit is Meditation Monday. A simple thought to help you approach the week, keep perspective right and support you in living deeply each day. Enjoy other meditations here.] Not a day goes by when I am not amazed at the simple wisdom of children. Their innate perspective, unblemished by the pitfalls of adulthood, allow them such wonderful freedoms. The... Read More

Meditation: When is Enough?

[Note: Each Monday at The New Pursuit is Meditation Monday. A simple thought to help you approach the week, keep perspective right and support you in living deeply each day. Enjoy other meditations here.] When is enough? Enough turmoil? Enough hatred? Enough death? Enough ignorance? Enough greed? Enough selfishness? Enough plunder? Enough pillage?... Read More

Meditation: Deep Gratitude

[Note: Each Monday at The New Pursuit is Meditation Monday. A simple thought to help you approach the week, keep perspective right and support you in living deeply each day. Enjoy other meditations here.] For the Sun who rises without fail For the Cloud who brings forth the rain For the Soil whose bounty sustains For the Oceans from where it all began For... Read More

Meditation: The Power of One

[Note: Each Monday at The New Pursuit is Meditation Monday. A simple thought to help you approach the week, keep perspective right and support you in living deeply each day. Enjoy other meditations here.] One universe allows all being One sun gives its life-sustaining energy One moon pulls the great oceans One planet gives birth to all that we know One infinitely... Read More

Meditation: The Compass of Our Life

[Note: Each Monday at The New Pursuit is Meditation Monday. A simple thought to help you approach the week, keep perspective right and support you in living deeply each day. Enjoy other meditations here.] Each of us has set a course in Life. Up to now, the direction has led us to this very moment. Our internal compass has guided our morals, our actions, our... Read More