#4298 - Sunday July 3, 2011
Nonduality Highlights: Issue #4298, Sunday July 3, 2011
Simply put, you are The One.
But - - you're pretending to be "two."
So then you start to desperately seek for a
reunion with "The One."
The incredible irony is that it's a One which
you already are - and have never stopped
A dog chasing its own tail will only get
dizzy and an occasional mouthful of hair.
But in Enlightenment, there's really no
further chasing of anything.
Only, perhaps, a deepening.
Enlightenment is simply being willing
to dance joyously - and with total
gratitude - to whatever music that's
being played for you - moment to
After all, it's all for your benefit
Just don't sit out the Dance!
- Chuck Hillig, from Seeds for the Soul, posted to AlongTheWay
One can appreciate & celebrate each moment - there's nothing more sacred. There's nothing more vast or absolute. In fact, there's nothing more!
- Pema Chödrön
Life doesn't need you to accept it. Life accepts you totally - including your non-acceptance of life, just as the ocean 'accepts' every wave. Stop trying to accept, and sink into the deep acceptance of life itself - which is what you are. The deepest acceptance has already been done.
Jeff Foster, posted to Distillation
Why do you stay in prison
when the door is so wide open?
Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking.
Live in silence.
See everyone as Buddha. This purifies the mind of ignorance and arrogance.
Master Baek, from Polishing The Diamond, posted to Distillation
The spirit of rejection finds its support in the consciousness of separateness; the spirit of acceptance finds its base in the consciousness of unity.
- Rabindranath Tagore