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.
St. John of the Cross ( 1542-1591) has long been recognized as one of the worlds great mystical poets.
A RABBIT NOTICED MY CONDITION
I was sad one day and went for a walk,
I sat in a field.
A rabbit noticed my condition and
It often does not take more than that to help at times --
to just be close to creatures who
are so full of knowing,
so full of love
that they don't
they just gaze with