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Here goes, my first blog "So Be It"

What is this life this life inside
can I know And see and feel
that which is in me
who is it what is it
Does it see me know me
Do I squander Ignore And put aside
that which is all that I am
when will I stop this
this wasting of time
stop the thought
stop the illusion
and only BE
that which is in me.

First re-posted by Michael Grove @zaadz on May 24, 2007 at 12:30

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Michael : catalyst-producer

about 1 hour later
Michael said



jenni : hello

about 16 hours later
jenni said

thanks Michael for your assistance on my first blog!!! jenni

CaitsRaven : _____!

4 days later
CaitsRaven said

Thats a beautiful poem Jenni …. I can so relate to the words. Reminded me of a time long gone when i would also ask myself those questions.

Brilliant, thank you for sharing it with us all :):)


jenni : hello

5 days later
jenni said

finally I figured out how to comment using this computer. I kept fooling around and something cleared finally. anyway. You say that you have asked these questions of yourself before. A long time ago. Any words of wisdom…..Anyway, I suppose I have revisited this before. just haven't learned my lesson yet. I get side railed (is that a word?) easily.

Thanks for your comment. I appreciate you reading my poem. Jenni

valli : almost still eager

12 days later
valli said

i think the word is sidetracked jenni :) but who cares, railed works.
invent a word
find yourself
write some.
poem again.
suddenly in there
you might just be
no side rail

rail is better isnt it?

jenni : hello

12 days later
jenni said

thanks Valli for your comment. you are right side rail is not a word. i like it though. sounds better then side tracked. i will write more. i have been writing on the poets corner, but should add to my blog. thanks

21 days later
cHAngeL said

That was beautiful, Jenny. All I want to BE, is me too. The me I want to BE, and enjoy her. Break through the old illusions and stop wasting time…thank you for sharing your lovely poem. :) Janie

about 1 month later
John said

Very fine lines, Jenni.

Be who you are.


Nishtha : Imaginative Mellifluous Philosopher

about 1 month later
Nishtha said

You've set the bar high Jenni with your first blog!
Great poem and really fantastic painting as well…is that your work?

jenni : hello

about 1 month later
jenni said

thanks Nishtha for reading my poem. No I am not a painter. But i like the picture as well.
thanks for you kind words. jenni

3 months later
Martin said

Hey Jenni,

If this was your only blog it's perfect.
You've said so much in so few words and hit a beautiful resonant note.
Thank you for this piece of perfection.

With love


jenni : hello

3 months later
jenni said

thank you Martin for reading So Be It and your thoughtful comments.


martha : wildlygentle

4 months later
martha said

I agree with Martin. This is like a haiku of all blogs. The essential Zaadz perspective. I never came all the way to your first blog, but Michael put a link to here from a comment he made on one of my blogs,
and now we've got a path between them. I like that.

jenni : hello

4 months later
jenni said

martha, thank you for this.I am going through a little blue in my life right now and having Michael remind me of this poem and then having you
comment on it, means more than I can say.
love, jenni

Michael : catalyst-producer

5 months later
Michael said

jenni : hello

5 months later
jenni said

You are right. so be it.

Mikaila : Spiritual Fairy

7 months later
Mikaila said

Truly beautiful.

jenni : hello

7 months later
jenni said

thank you so much Mikalla. thanks for reading my poem.jen

FastDart : Peaceful Arrow

about 1 year later
FastDart said

jenni something compelled me to start at the beginning. How interesting Gemini, that this date just happens to be my birth-date. I enjoyed the
poem. Woo Woo…;-)

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

hey fast dart. thank you so much for bringing me back here as well to the beginning. It seems so long ago but this poem says what I need to hear.
I didn't realize that I posted this on the 24th of may. My birthday as
well Lars. What a coincidence. Thank you again.

Susan #1 : Balanced

about 1 year later
Susan #1 said

Everything about this blog and the comments made me smile.
Beautiful poem!

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

hey susan. thank you so much. I am thinking there must be some reason why you guys are bringing me back here to what seems so long ago and
another time. I love that saying by who???? is it t.s. elliot. I am not
sure. To go back to the beginning and recognize it for the first time.
Something like that. Now i have to go and find that quote.

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
there, i found the quote by t.s. elliot.
I certainly don't know it yet. but i was reminded of this.

Nishtha : Imaginative Mellifluous Philosopher

about 1 year later
Nishtha said

I, too, am appreciative of the comments that have brought us all back here, to the beginning, of you, jenni, here on Gaia… and thank you for
sharing the T.S. Elliot quotation as that is a theme that I am
currently working with myself. It's wonderful how synergistic life can
be and the various ways that Gaia allows us to return and re-connect
never ceases to amaze me.

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

I am very touched to see you Nishta. I remember you and your face and asking you to be my friend. i am very thankful again for you and the
others that keep bringing me back here to something that i have to
continually remind myself of.

Nishtha : Imaginative Mellifluous Philosopher

about 1 year later
Nishtha said

The most important things in life are the ones we need to continually be reminded of, I find. I also find that Gaia is a great touchstone for me
to reference many of “life's most important things”

jenni, I find it highly synchronistic that you are from Albany, New York, very
near my hometown of Kinderhook (heard of it?) reminding me of the
importance of home, family, love and connection. Thank you for that
(and you didn't have to do anything but be you for that, isn't that

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

dear Nishtha, I am so happy for the synchronicity. I do know Kinderhook. It is I think east and maybe a little south of here. I have never been
there but have heard some about it. I love that part of NY. It is not
far from Mass. I think. It means children's corner. I looked it up.
Henry Hudson sailed the Halfmoon as far north as that. I actually live
in Halfmoon NY, named after his ship, so another coincidence. There is
nothing like, family and home and I feel good that I live near where
you grew up. I feel the same way about Gaia.I always find inspiration
here, in one form or another. That is what attracted me to it in the
first place.

Nishtha : Imaginative Mellifluous Philosopher

about 1 year later
Nishtha said

Oh! I have told the “children's corner” story a number of times… the mythology of my hometown is that Henrik Hudson, sailing up the river
that is now named for him, saw some children playing by the bank and
decided to call that area “Kinderhook” and that is how my hometown got
its name!

I didn't know that you live in Halfmoon! How fun!!

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

I wrote albany ny because I figure most people have heard of that, but I am thinking I might change it to halfmoon. I love the name so much. I
love the name of your home town as well and I think I want to make a
point of visiting there. I have heard a lot of about it.

LittleDove : Truth, Love,spiritual messenger

about 1 year later
LittleDove said

Jenni, this is absolutely beautiful, you are truly gifted.. and may you always know what a true blessing you are.
Love, Littledove

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

thanks so much littledove. I appreciate you reading my poem, my first entry here. you are very kind and made my day.

Michael : catalyst-producer

about 1 year later
Michael said

BALANCE & HARMONYpersonified in prose

jenni : hello

about 1 year later
jenni said

thank you for the links Michael, I spent a good part of the morning reading.

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Comment by Ian Gardner on May 31, 2013 at 7:28

Jenni, rest assured that everyone will find the answer in their time. :-)

Comment by Heather Nova on February 24, 2015 at 4:51

Wow, I ask myself this same question....and I answer as such:

"NOW is the time.   Amidst all the distraction..It has to be NOW.

I made a choice to be a Mother.In being the BEST Mother I give my life. But there's still a calling... There's a force that's pulling me forward. I have to make a decision, what now must I become, must I ADD to all I have Created... I'm at the brink of construction NOW.  I've had the Love and Guidance.

I have to write.  I'm a communicator of human experience."   

What's pushing me I know NOW is LOVE of Myself,  which I lost a grip on during 5 yers of emotional trauma.. In time it comes indeed, the answer. Just don't be afraid.   Because it's natural...Like being a Mother was natural.  Let it Come to you....

Comment by Heather Nova on February 24, 2015 at 4:59

If myself is too much , that's not because I am a failure. 

If myself makes people jealous, I must stop blaming myself for their pain,

If being me invokes all of the emotional natural forces of nature then it is my Duty to handle these forces with responsibly, Cautiously and Eloquently.... What I take in I transform and give it back to world with unconditional goodness.  I was I'm awake. 

Comment by Michael Grove on March 2, 2015 at 8:26

A new phase in the evolution of human civilization is on the horizon. With deepening states of crisis bringing unrest to all parts of the world, there is a growing need for change in our ways of thinking and acting. We now have the choice of either spiraling into deepening peril, or breaking through to a world of dignity and wellbeing for all.

Throughout its history, humanity has been guided primarily by a material consciousness. Fearing scarcity, we have continued to pursue material gain beyond necessity, taking from others and depleting the Earth’s natural resources. If our aspirations continue to focus only on what is material and finite, our world will face inevitable destruction.

What is our true nature?

In order to make more enlightened choices and change the course of our history, we need to return to the basic question concerning human life. Each and every one of us must ask, “What is our true nature?” and seek a meaningful and responsible answer.

The great spiritual traditions of the world have always been telling us that, at its root, human life is inextricably linked to its universal source. Today, the latest advances in the physical and life sciences reaffirm this perennial insight. When we rediscover our connections to nature and the cosmos, we can re-align our life with the universal movement toward oneness and harmony in and through diversity. We can restore the divine spark in the human spirit and bring forth our innate love, compassion, wisdom, and joy to live a flourishing life.

The time has come for every one of us to awaken the divine spark that resides in our heart

In Oneness and with so much love,

Steve Farrell
Worldwide Coordinating Director
Humanity’s Team

Comment by Michael Grove on February 15, 2016 at 5:47

A new culture will see the light of day, it will rest on three principal foundations: the elevation of woman, the elevation of the meek and humble, and the protection of the rights of man.


The LIGHT, the GOOD, and JUSTICE will triumph; it is just a question of  TIME. The religions should be purified. Each contains a particle of the Teaching of the Masters of Light, but obscured by the incessant supply of human deviation. ALL the believers will have to unite and to put themselves in agreement with one principal, that of placing LOVE as the base of ALL belief, whatever it may be. LOVE and FRATERNITY that is the common base! 

ONLY those that possess LOVE in them will remain.

Comment by Michael Grove on February 15, 2016 at 6:19

... THE EARTH will soon be swept by extraordinary rapid waves of Cosmic Electricity. HUMAN beings who are bad and lead others astray will not be able to support their intensity. They will thus be absorbed by Cosmic Fire that will consume the bad that they possess

Then they will repent because it is written that “each flesh shall glorify God”. Our mother, the earth, will get rid of men that don’t accept the New Life. She will reject them like damaged fruit. They will soon not be able to reincarnate on this planet; criminals included.

Comment by Michael Grove on April 20, 2018 at 7:21

     NOW is in[DEED] THE TIME Heather Nova 

     because amidst all the distraction [IT] HAS 2[BE] N.O.W.

    SO BE IT

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