What lies beyond and supports both is a state of utter stillness and silence. It is unreachable by either words or mind. The only way to know it is to be it.
In the quiet spaces of my mind a thought lies still, but ready to spring. It begs me to open the door so it can walk about. The poets speak in obscure terms pointing madly at the unsayable. The sages say nothing, but walk ahead patting their thigh calling for us to follow. The monk sits pen in hand poisedRead more
It is difficult to have faith and be in the world. Jesus and Buddha taught us not to be attached to possessions, but the ego loves things. Christ said to forgive, but the ego is afraid to be vulnerable. Reaching out to someone who has hurt you can be risky, and the ego hates rejection. It wants to portion outRead more