If you have read some of my previous work, you will know that while I consider myself a spiritual person, I do not consider myself a religious person and am not so sure I believe in a God. I have read, studied, discussed and continue my "search for God." The first breakthrough was when I realized that there could be a "spiritual god", up until then only thinking in terms of a "religious god." But that is a different story. Meanwhile I would like to share a number of "Love Poems from God" edited by Daniel Ladinsky 2002.Only a few of the poems spoke to me and I continue to contemplate them and document them here for you as well as for my future study.
Kabir c1440-1518) For five hundred years his poems have been recited and sung throughout India. He was a great religious reformer in his time, as well as a famous artist and musician.
A MAN WITH AMNESIA
With a begging bowl in hand a man with amnesia knocks
on his own door.
My guru cured me of that profound illness:
God asking God for