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Greatness

Every life serves a purpose The wind of greatness blows through hollow reeds People say ‘he is great’ or ‘she is great’ I say ‘God is great’ The breath of life flows through time And greatness emerges At precisely the right moment What needs to be… comes into being The worm turns The flower blossoms […]

Poetry Inspired by Guru Gobind Singh ji

In the Summer of 2007 I wrote about my experience of Taking Amrit.  Anyone who has taken Amrit (Sikh Baptism) knows how this experience can change you and how you relate to the Guru. On the day that I took Amrit another daughter of Guru Gobind Singh was born (Amritpal Kaur)! I know for many […]

The Yogi

In India at the time of Guru Nanak, there were many yogis.  They lived alone, they did not marry, nor did they work for their living. They lived in meditation caves, wore coats made from many rags patched together (to indicate poverty) large earrings (to indicate that they heard only the Word of God) and […]

Where the Sun Sets

During the Jaap Sahib course here in Espanola earlier this month, Gurutej Singh (founder of Akal Security) started his class with a poem from his poetry book titled "Children of the Cusp". The book is a collection of poetry describing life on a spiritual path in this modern age, here in the west. The poems […]

The Game of Love

Over the past two years I have been blessed to serve as editor of a new collection of poetry written by the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan. Just as the Furmaan Khalsa gathered together all his Gurmukhi poetry, this volume is a compilation of all his poetry written in English. It’s called, "The Game of […]

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