How continuous awareness can be a catalyst for radical personal freedom and transformation.
Ellen Girarardeau Kempler's "Jet Lag" places us in the rugged Arizona desert and takes us back into the furthest expanses of geologic time.
Redolent with the folklore of the cold north, Cuban-American poet Ricardo Gonzalez-Rothi offers a magical poem, "Faraway, near Nordfjordeid".
Deborah Eden Tull explores the experience of darkness and how it can be a transformative and expansive human experience.
Christian Dillo on a contemporary Zen approach to awakening and what meaningful transformation actually looks like.
Poet R. B. Simon's "Shorn" is a concise self-reflective piece, in which the narrator desires to be unburdened and liberated of decades' worth of burdens.
With her poem No Name, Marsha Warren Mittman details the transition from urban to rural living, and coming to embrace and become one with new experiences.
"Seeking Stars" by Susan Coultrap-McQuin is a meditation on growing older and inhabiting the autumnal season of our lives.
With his poem My Hunger for You, Brian Yapko presents a desperate and generally unsuccessful search for God.
Shunryu Suzuki on our inability to accept the truth that we and everything around us are in a state of constant flux.