Studies since the 1930's show a close relationship between a large, precise knowledge of words and level of achievement in life.
Are there simple and inexpensive ways to strengthen the cardiovascular system? There are! If you are new to the idea of using herbs for heart health purposes, this lens is a great place to start. I've kept the page...
Enjoy a walk on the moor: a tract of open uncultivated upland, also called a heath, with vegetation such as heather, gorse and course grasses. Moors are cataloged as Ericaceae (the heath family).
This page brings together poems about dance (or with dance as a metaphor) and some artwork inspired by dance. Play your favorite dance music and enjoy!
This page expresses some of the many aspects of stillness through poems and photographs. Be still and enjoy . . . or enjoy and be still . . . There is a point where in the mystery of existence contradictions meet;...
This page is a celebration of horses through poetry and art. Horses have such marvelous presence and sometimes a poem, or piece of art, is able to capture the essence of that presence.
I love poetry, art and science fiction. This lens puts all three together. I hope you enjoy the poems and the (mostly) computer generated art. As Captain Jean Luc Picard says, "engage!" Any sufficiently...
Celebrating the beauty and flight of birds, and of words.
The reason for this page is simple. I love poetry and I love cats. Many poets have written about our feline friends and some are presented here in traditional and contemporary verse.
Robert Frost has written many wonderful poems that do not get the air time they deserve. His most beloved poems are so for a good reason, but there are many other remarkable verses to enjoy.
All of the poems on this lens were written by people I've worked with who are diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Some of these poets have moved on with their lives and some I still work with. I have only used the poet's...
Joy Harjo is part of the Muscoge/Creek Nation. She is a Native American activist, professor, scriptwriter, published poet, singer, and plays tenor sax.
Neville discovered what would eventually become the hallmark of his teaching: It was imperative to assume the feeling that one's goal has already been attained.
Adrienne Rich crystallized in her writing and life the complexities of awakening consciousness in modern women.
"We all flow from one fountain; - Soul. All are expressions of one love. God does not appear, and flow out, only from narrow chinks and round bored wells here and there in favored races and places, but He flows in...
"It seems I was called for this: To glorify things just because they are," wrote poet Czeslaw Milosz.
Denise Levertov's poetry explores several dimensions of the human experience: nature, love and motherhood, war and the nuclear arms race, poetry, the role of the poet and mysticism.
Metaphor is frequently used in literature, especially in poetry, where with few words, emotions and associations from one subject are associated with a different subject.
This is a poetry which implicitly insists that all we know is our body, and our only reliable way of knowing is the body's way of knowing...
Reason is not the same as reasoning. I'm not writing about analyzing or trying to figure things out but about Reason as a human sense organ, a part of us that recognizes truth.
"We could learn a lot from crayons...Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, and some have weird names, but they all have to live in the same box." ~ author unknown ~ "The capacity for getting...
I used SPRING FOREST QIGONG techniques on my cat dying Mocha Joe. After three qigong sessions in one week, Joe was running and playing like a 3 year old (he was 12).
An introduction to the writings of David Whyte: poet, essayist, lecturer, and corporate consultant..
How we manage our emotions has a lot to do with the quality of our lives.
I love a good quote, I work as a therapist, and I like to laugh. ENJOY! I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron. ~ Harold Bloom ~ Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as...