“Shankara”

Excerpt from “Osi and Isi: A Tale of Twin Flames”: “The white shaft of light first beamed down through the opening at the top of the cave. It then got transformed into an immaculate lotus flower. Atop the flower, a shape began to come into focus. Shankara! He was seated in full-lotus position, wearing strands […]

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“A Walk”

Excerpt from “Osi and Isi: A Tale of Twin Flames”: “After the ceremony with Lao-Tzu, the Twin Flames went for a walk on the magical beach where they had first met. ‘I’ll never forget the sight of you walking through those little clouds of fog, Isi, coming toward me while the sounds of Hendrix’s song […]

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“Lao-Tzu”

Excerpt from “Osi and Isi: A Tale of Twin Flames”: “‘A yin with a yang is called Tao. The Tao is the source and ideal of all existence: it is unseen, but not transcendent, immensely powerful yet supremely humble, being the root of all things. Tao is living in a state of harmony with the […]

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“Perfect Adoration”

Excerpt from “Osi and Isi: A Tale of Twin Flames”: “When they looked at each other, something beautiful happened: the love that they shared began to flow in a variety of ways. Their hearts melted into one; their souls embraced each other; a chemical and electrical connection, and a sort of energetic circuit, got completed. […]

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“Live Performance”

You are with me, my friend, as we watch music, in its incantatory beauty, rise from Silence to swallow whole our hearts and souls. There is the singer angled toward her creation like a goddess about to bring the dead to life. Behind her is the fiddler, his long hair flowing as he strums. Beside […]

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“Jesus Appears”

Excerpt from “Osi and Isi: A Tale of Twin Flames”: “As with the Buddha, the figure presented to the colonists differed from traditional iconography. Jesus wore a black chiton or tunic that ended just below his knees. His black hair was parted down the center of his scalp. He wore a mustache, chin tuft, and […]

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“Advice”

Excerpt from “Osi and Isi: A Tale of Twin Flames”: “Schak knelt before the Buddha. ‘Lord Shakyamuni. We are graced by your presence and humbled to have a chance to address you. We have come together here to help the world, which is suffering. We feel deep compassion for the sufferers. We ask if it […]

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