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#3909 - Monday, May 31, 2010 - Editor: Gloria Lee
There is nothing to accept,
Nothing to reject,
Nothing to hold on to,
Nothing to let go of,
Nothing to grasp,
Nothing to spurn,
Nothing to embrace,
Nothing to relinquish,
Nothing to dissolve.
This is the truth.
~ From Ashtavakra-Gita translated by Thomas Byrom
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Spiritual seekers look for self-realization or
enlightenment in the future. To be a seeker implies
that you need the future. If this is what you believe, it becomes
true for you: you will need time until you realize
that you don't need time to be who you are. -Eckhart
Tolle "Earth, mountains, rivers,
hidden in this nothingness.
In this nothingness, earth, mountains, rivers revealed.
Spring flowers, winter snows.
There's no being or non-being, nor denial itself."
-Saisho "That day I saw beneath dark clouds
the passing light over the water
and I heard the voice of the world speak out,
I knew then, as I had before
life is no passing memory of what has been
nor the remaining pages in a great book
waiting to be read.
It is the opening of eyes long closed.
It is the vision of far off things
seen for the silence they hold.
It is the heart after years
of secret conversing
speaking out loud in the clear air.
It is Moses in the desert
fallen to his knees before the lit bush.
It is the man throwing away his shoes
as if to enter heaven
and finding himself astonished,
opened at last,
fallen in love with solid ground."
- David Whyte
from 'Songs for Coming Home'
©1984 Many Rivers Press
Non-Dual pointer from Jeff Fosters website
posted by Mark Scorelle to
To reach the Yellow-Flowered River
Go by the Green-Water Stream.
A thousand twists and turns of mountain
But the way there cant be many miles.
The sound of water falling over rocks
And deep colour among pines.
Gently green floating water-plants.
Bright the mirrored reeds and rushes.
I am a lover of true quietness.
Watching the flow of clear water
I dream of sitting on the uncarved rock
casting a line on the endless stream.
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