Sunday, February 28, 2010


Light touching water,
Water touching light.

~Dedicated to the spiritual practice of awakening.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Sea

Dancing dolphins,
And soaring brown pelicans,
Playing with the Sea.

~Dedicated to the Life of the Ocean.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010


To realize Peace,
One must see the beauty,
Within dead flowers.

~Dedicated to Life.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Divine Grace

A West blowing wind,
In the land of milk and honey,
Brings good fortune.

~ Dedicated to the kind and gentle people of the world.

Monday, February 8, 2010

After Awakening

The clearest sun light,
Flowing into alpine streams,
Mountains are mountians.

~Dedicated to Ben Davidson, a dharma brother.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Rain Song

Grey morning skies,
The water spout; drip, drip, drip,
An old monk's joy!

~Dedicated to feeling joy in the moment.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Morning Zazen

The sound of rain drops,
Announcing the Buddha Way,
From the Temple roof.

~Dedicated to ardent Zendo practice.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Morning Stillness

Mountain sunrise,
No past and no future,
Only this moment.

~Dedicated to the Sun of Ceaseless Shining.