the perfect apathy

You remember and dwell on all the things you've lost and ignore all the things you haven't. Because your scars are like stars. Yet the night stays perfectly black. —the perfect apathy (pleasefindthis Friday, August 7, 2009) We could sing good songs about each other. 你仍记得,记忆留连在你失去的所有一切,却忽略了你仍然拥有的一切,因为你的伤痕就如同星辰,但夜晚却仍是如此完美的黑。(完美的冷漠) 我们其实可以为彼此唱出多么美好的歌呢 pleasefindthis (the pen name of Iain S. Thomas) … Continue reading the perfect apathy

sound mind quotes 1: power in me

“In me is working a power stronger than every other power. The life that is in me is a thousand times bigger than I am outside.” ― Smith Wigglesworth “The Bible is the Word of God: supernatural in origin, eternal in duration, inexpressible in valor, infinite in scope, regenerative in power, infallible in authority, universal … Continue reading sound mind quotes 1: power in me

I could have loved you better: a haiku (and a prose)

only when love leaves silently sunset arrives heart is filled with tears ~~~~~~~~~the word today starts with "R". Regret. Remorse. Repent. Repressed. Reversed. In matters of human relationship sometimes the harm done is irrevocable. You just cannot reverse the car and pretend that nothing had happened if you have already run over something. On the other hand, … Continue reading I could have loved you better: a haiku (and a prose)

what love looks like: a haiku (and a prose)

i cannot tell you what my love for you seems like what depth width height sight ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Only the heart knows the truth. No matter how much a man tries disguising it with an external measuring scale it can never be accurate. Especially when a man tries to define the size and shape of his love. … Continue reading what love looks like: a haiku (and a prose)

a taller tree of love: a haiku (and a prose)

He now knows this truth love means taller straighter route tree beyond compare ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Standing still and guarding a precious tender love is a very hard thing. Often impossible. First he needs to be true. Then he needs to see from a perspective higher than the rest. He needs divine strength inside out. "Love with all his heart, … Continue reading a taller tree of love: a haiku (and a prose)

a haiku on haiku

Winter is best time suspends in space and in me warm and cold in rhyme ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Why does this traveler write Haiku? I started writing Haiku in my teen days. I happened to read a book on Japanese Haiku (translated to English) in the library and tried writing some myself. It is simple and short … Continue reading a haiku on haiku

two minds: To love at all is to be vulnerable

a haiku for this story of the love of two minds: a mind who ponders met a mirrored mind of his late but not too late. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken...""For Jack the attraction was at first undoubtedly intellectual. Joy … Continue reading two minds: To love at all is to be vulnerable

Quotes from a man of faith and words

Kenneth E. Hagin quotes “Do not have any anxiety about anything.” ― Kenneth E. Hagin, Casting Your Care Upon The Lord “Jesus paid for salvation for every man, woman, boy, and girl who would ever live on this earth. But people must believe on Jesus and receive Him as their own Savior before salvation can … Continue reading Quotes from a man of faith and words

random words, definitions, quotes: LIBERAL

Today we look at the definition of a popular English word that came from France. LIBERTY/LIBERAL/FREE. French libre ‎(“free, having liberty, at liberty”) Origin of LIBERAL comes from:Middle English: via Old French from Latin liberalis, from liber 'free (man)'. The original sense was 'suitable for a free man', hence 'suitable for a gentleman' (one not … Continue reading random words, definitions, quotes: LIBERAL

His eyes are too blurred: a dictionary of a haiku

His eyes are too blurred hands too shaky to focus a sharpness in soul ~~~~~~~~~ Writing Haiku is an art and a science. Here is a summary of the structure and usual form. Being a haiku writer since I first encountered a Japanese haiku many years ago, I now say it is more an art … Continue reading His eyes are too blurred: a dictionary of a haiku

(revised 2-25-16) a door opens: a haiku

  a door opens wide while he is just walking by pink and gold and light ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yet he gave a command to the skies above     and opened the doors of the heavens; 24 he rained down manna for the people to eat,     he gave them the grain of heaven. 25 Human beings ate the bread of … Continue reading (revised 2-25-16) a door opens: a haiku

“A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” 36: haiku and poetry

Today we sail and navigate through the word 'poetry' (a collection of poems). Here are some definitions by various conventional dictionaries on the word 'poem': At one end of the spectrum a 'poem' is defined as a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their sound and the images they suggest, not … Continue reading “A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” 36: haiku and poetry

WHEN THE SKY WEEPS

Sometimes we take the sky for granted. We do not look up unless it looks like it’s going to rain. When it rains we pay more attention to the wetness of the water-soaked ground or the forgotten laundry in the backyard. We do not look at the sky or the rain. We look at things … Continue reading WHEN THE SKY WEEPS

“A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” chapter 27 – power of “praise”

Recently this traveler discovered the power of another word, "PRAISE". This is a word not generally taken seriously. It is often misused and even abused when the user does not mean what he says or say what he means. In spiritual reality it is one of the most powerful words. It is not just for … Continue reading “A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” chapter 27 – power of “praise”