Tag: david whyte

Advent Waiting for All that Is Waiting for You

Excerpt from “Everything is Waiting for You” by David Whyte   Put down the weight of your aloneness and ease into the conversation.The kettle is singing even as it pours you a drink, the cooking pots have left their arrogant aloofness and seen the good… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting for All that Is Waiting for You”

Ten Years Later

Today’s Easter Poem from Education for Justice is by David Whyte. Ten Years Later When the mind is clear and the surface of the now still, now swaying water slaps against the rolling kayak, I find myself near darkness, paddling again to yellow Island.… Continue Reading “Ten Years Later”

Easter Thursday- What to Remember When Waking

Today’s Easter Poem is by one of my favorite poets, David Whyte. I heard him recently at the Religious Education Congress in Southern California. It is wonderful just to hear him recite poetry. What a wonderful experience! What to Remember When Waking In that… Continue Reading “Easter Thursday- What to Remember When Waking”

What to Remember When Waking

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by David Whyte. What to Remember When Waking In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other, more secret, movable and frighteningly honest world where everything began,… Continue Reading “What to Remember When Waking”

Self Portrait

Education for Justice is by David Whyte. Self Portrait It doesn’t interest me if there is one God or many gods. I want to know if you belong or feel abandoned. If you can know despair or see it in others. I want to… Continue Reading “Self Portrait”