THREE - COUNTDOWN TO END OF THIS SERIES. Will he find God or not? Stay tuned.
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.
Tukaram (1608-1649) is the most influential figure in the development of Marathi literature, was remarkably prolific with some 8,000 short poet attributed to him.
Certainty undermines one's power, and turns happiness
into a long shot. Certainly confines.
Dears, there is nothing in your life that will not
change -- especially all your ideas of God.
Look what the insanity of righteous knowledge can do:
crusade and maim thousands
in wanting to convert that which
is already gold
Certainty can become an illness
that creates hate and
God once said to Tuka,
"Even I am ever changing --
I am ever behind
What I may have once put my seal upon,
may no longer be