#4455 - Thursday, December 15, 2011 - Editor: Gloria
Every day is a journey,
and the journey itself is home.
Stop your routine of acquisitiveness, your habit of looking for
and the freedom of the universe is yours. Be effortless.
by Tony Cartledge on Facebook
My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no
yet I'm Happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing
~Snoopy (from Peanuts)
by Peter Baker in Nonduality Highlights
group on Facebook
photo by Susan Lucey of her beloved friend
Here is my secret: I don't mind what happens.
by Elsa Bailey on Facebook
Take no notice of the ego and its activities, and
see only the
by Satish Kumar on Facebook
photo by Alan Larus
By engaging in a delusive quest for happiness, we
suffering upon ourselves. In our frantic search for something to
quench our thirst, we overlook the water all around us and
ourselves into exile from our own lives.
We can travel a long way and do many things, but
happiness is not born from accumulating new experiences. It is
born from letting go of what is unnecessary, and knowing
ourselves to be
always at home.
Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of
mystery, like the
idle, curved tunnels of leaf miners on the surface of a
must somehow take a wider view, look at the whole landscape,
really see it, and describe what's going on here. Then we can
wail the right question into the swaddling band of
darkness, or, if it comes
to that, choir the proper praise.
Your life feels different on you, once you greet
understand your heart's position. You wear your life like a
garment from the mission bundle sale ever after -- lightly
realize you never paid nothing for it, cherishing
because you know you won't
ever come by such a bargain
by Wisdom of the Sacred Feminine group on
You see people suffer and you seek the best way of helping
The answer is obvious - first put yourself beyond the
need of help. Be sure
your attitude is of pure goodwill, free of
expectation of any kind.
Those who seek mere happiness may end up in sublime
love will never rest.
As to method, there is only love - you must come to know
both what you appear to be and what you are.
Clarity and charity go together
- each needs and strengthens
by Along The Way
If prayer would do it
If prayer would
If reading esteemed thinkers would do it
be halfway through the Patriarchs.
If discourse would do it
be sitting with His Holiness
every moment he was free.
contemplation would do it
I'd have translated the Periodic Table
matter to spirit.
If even fighting would do
I'd already be a blackbelt.
If anything other than love could
I've done it already
and left the hardest for last.