The Call

May 24, 2013 § Leave a comment

Only waking up,
_ we might choose it all.
___.Now, rather pick it up,
_____.when you hear the call.

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Unseen Forces

April 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

Everyone perceives through learned patterns, coming to experience the world from predetermined, inherited sets of ideas, labels and assumptions. Our very intimate understanding becomes shaped, and imagination invited to establish what is or isn’t possible in our lives.

Swans

August 16, 2011 § 2 Comments

“The only real service we can render to that which we perceive and interpret in phenomenal existence as ‘others’ is by awakening to universal consciousness ourselves… Intellectual understanding should be not indispensable to a ‘simple’ mind, but with our conditioning, it would seem to be an almost inevitable preliminary”.
__Wei Wu Wei

Reverie

July 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

Disguised as expediency,
it’s mainly fear and envy that sustains the fancy.

Mind’s Web

June 11, 2011 § 3 Comments

“Just as the spider emits the thread out of itself and again withdraws it into itself, likewise the mind projects the world out of itself and again resolves it into itself…

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… When the mind comes out of the Self, the world appears. Therefore, when the world appears to be real, the Self does not appear.”
__Sri Ramana Maharshi

Reflections

May 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

Distinguishing between consciousness and what it is conscious of, we might recognize the mirror apart from what is reflected on it.

Around the Fire

April 1, 2011 § Leave a comment

Spirit survives the world,
but flesh doesn’t last.
We are inexhaustible fire
and its selfsame sparks.
We are eternal flame,
but just a glint …
Burning out in this dream.