BY ELANA MARGOT SANTANA Yesterday I found a salamander resting or dying in my garden. Translucent blood red skin with yellow speckles, big black bulging eyes...
A father teaches his daughter the art of buoyancy and incants a blessing for her survival.
In her beautiful poem Bhakti, Vanessa Able gives life and imagery to action--specifically the action of the devotional philosophy of Bhakti yoga, which is focused on the love for a personal deity.
A poem expressing the desire for love and connection, going deeper into the shared essence of being that underlies difference.
In “Do You Have Any Advice for Those of Us Just Starting Out?”, Gay Guard-Chamberlin poses a common question with the poem's title, which is then succinctly answered in the four brief lines that comprise the poem itself.
Poet Derek Furr has given readers something truly beautiful with his poem The Meadow, an idyllic narrative and a parable that both questions whether this life is enough and also gives us the answer.
Holding on to what is thrilling to us can be stifling and prevent us from paving the way for new experiences.
Albert Einstein lays out his living philosophy and the set of ideals that he held in his personal, spiritual and political life.
With his poem My Hunger for You, Brian Yapko presents a desperate and generally unsuccessful search for God.
The Buddha's final words of advice to his students before he died were to take refuge in the dharma and in themselves.