Author Archives: tealas

Poem: Vaccine

One year ago, they locked you away to keep you safe, but you died a month later Yesterday, I received the vaccine that could have saved you Today I feel so sad, so trapped. There is no vaccination against grief

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Shams and sewing your own robes

This article is going to be pithy, due to household duties.  But better to write something than not pen and share a good exploration.    Last week I had a dream about my spiritual guide.  It was wonderful to see … Continue reading

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Reblog: What Your Spiritual Teacher May Not Be Saying

Posted on January 26, 2012 By Charlie Morris People ask me why spiritual teachers and guru’s do not usually talk about the darkness, the pain, the anguish, the hardship, the emotions…of spiritual awakening.  Some do, most do not.  Why don’t … Continue reading

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Reblog: The Ironies of Spiritual Searching and Teaching

I’ve often returned to this article that Charlie Morris wrote years ago.  The theme of “sewing one’s own robes” has been predominant in my life and spiritual unfolding for the last five years.  The words he wrote are simple, but … Continue reading

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Health article on Covid-19 and supplements

Supplements that may be helpful for Covid-19 symptoms There are no supplements officially recommended for Covid-19 prevention. But… there are articles associating low Vit D3 levels with poor outcomes: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(20)30183-2/fulltext Having good support for Vit D, Vit C and Zinc … Continue reading

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Poetry: The Floor

Sometimes it’s already been written so well by another….

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Poem: lost

Too much is stripped At once, you’re lost Can I lose all this And somehow return? Am I fighting the way It is supposed to be? Just stay still in This astronaut emptiness The ashes are the birth Place of … Continue reading

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Is it just the absence?

We lost my father to Covid-19 about five weeks ago.   These are the last few family photos we were able to take together. There is still so much to process about how we lost my dad, in the midst of … Continue reading

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Poem: Delusional

The words make sense But the sense of the words does not I’m being climbed up a staircase Of delusion Just listening To these thoughts

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kindness: “The Worth of Cherry Blossoms”

Originally posted on a life with the sea:
I found this story in a children’s book, “Kindness, A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom For Children and Parents,” and wanted to share it.  It was collected and adapted by Sarah Conover, the…

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