Sam Magavern reveals to us an honest down-to-earth depiction of one of the three Magi on the search of the infant Christ in Bethlehem.
Ellen White Rook – On Waking
Here at The Dewdrop, we can't help but to be reminded of the late great Mary Oliver when reading Ellen White Rook's tremendous "On Waking".
David Cravens – American Zen
David Cravens' epic poem "American Zen" counts as one of the more ambitious works ever published in The Dewdrop.
Will Simescu – Agrapha
Will Simescu's "Agrapha" reveals a search for holiness, contrasting the gritty details of reality with imagery from the life of Christ.
Mencius – To Fathom the Mind
Chinese philosopher Mencius' core conviction was that human nature is fundamentally good and pure and only sullied by societal living.
The One Motive Power in the Universe
In this extract from an essay about bhakti and devotional love written in the late 19th century, Swami Vivekananda - the 19th century spiritual reformist and teacher of Vedanta who was instrumental in popularizing Hinduism and yoga in the west - makes the difference between empty religious ritual and the burning desire for union with God, which is as real as any hunger or thirst.