Posted by Ben Naga
Shivered my timbers
Being addressed as uncle
We are family
Yes, but by Spirit not blood
Where we came from we are one
Posted on January 21, 2015, in Tanka and tagged Family, Identity, Love, Tanka, Truth. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.
It is the spirit which joins us all together.
Now you and I may recognise that, but I meet those who, sadly, do not.
It is sad so few even care to become aware of what is blind to them.
I live in hopes. (At least at my more positive moments. 🙂
Ahh, everyone is Auntie or Uncle here on the Hawaiian islands! 😉
I don’t handle “family” too well, I’m afraid. Whenever someone treats me as family it is always a small shock.
LikeLiked by 1 person
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
"You should stop words and letters, and learn to withdraw and reflect on yourself. When you do so, your body and mind will naturally fall away, and your original Buddha nature will appear." - Dogen
Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Join 543 other followers