Einstein said: “Ego is an optical illusion of consciousness.” Many centuries before him Buddha compared this illusion to mistakenly seeing a snake where there is only a piece of rope and pointed out this misunderstanding to be the cause of all our miseries. I know it sounds like something we can correct in no time but…Details
“What day is it,?” asked Pooh.
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favorite day,” said Pooh.”
In the openness of Now I shift from thinking to awareness Rising above the dimmed mind There I stand in the beautiful naked body of Presence Timeless, Ageless, Deathless Unimpaired by memories Opinions or thoughts In this beautiful space There is only Now, flowing quietly It could be anywhere Anytime Beyond dreams and drama, Parting…Details
My mistress is this unbearable tenderness And my goal Is never to be parted from her Night and day, and every second of my life, In a close and unique embrace. In the unbearable aspect There is the certainty of death, The immeasurable space of parting; In the tenderness There is you and all beings…Details
“There are more things that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality.” Seneca