Wake Up, Wake Up

Wake Up, Wake Up

This night is gone wake up abandon  abandon even your dear self abandon there is an idiot in our market place selling a precious soul if you doubt my word get up this moment and head for the market now don’t listen to trickery don’t listen to the witches don’t wash blood with blood first turn yourself upside down empty yourself like a cup of wine then fill to the brim with the essence a...

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A Good Traveler

A Good Traveler

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants. A good scientist has freed himself of concepts and keeps his mind open to what is. Thus the master is available to all people and doesn’t reject anyone. He is ready to use all situations and doesn’t waste anything. This is called embodying the light. What is...

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Keepers

Keepers

“What matters in this life is more than winning for ourselves.  What matters in this life is helping others win, even if it means slowing down and changing our course — surprisingly (or maybe not so surprisingly) the moment we do — We win as well. Unknown Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost...

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Don’t go back to sleep…

Don’t go back to sleep…

“The Breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Don’t go back to sleep. People are going back and forth across the door sill Where the two worlds touch. The door is round and open Don’t go back to sleep.” ––Rumi And as another translation has it……. The Wind at dawn is the...

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The Level of Words

The Level of Words

God has said, “The images that come with human language do not correspond to me, but those who love words must use them to come near” Just remember, it’s like saying of the king, “He is not a weaver” Is that praise? Whatever such a statement is, words are on that level of...

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Paradox

Paradox

Paradoxes:  best wakefulness in sleep, wealth in having nothing, a pearl necklace fastened around an iron collar.  Fire contained in boiling water. Revenues growing from funds flowing out.  Giving is gainful employment.  It brings in money.  Taking time for ritual prayer and meditation saves time.  Sweet fruit hide in leaves.  Dung becomes food for the ground and generative power in...

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