Wings of Rarefied Living Light
"Yielding into 'Greater than God'"
we were Turned to see the above Yin/Yang of the sun
Release and let flow through you anything you feel has become yours.
It may be a thought, a stance, or something more material, a house, a table, a horse.
Isn't it clear that existence comes from nonexistence?
We so deeply know that without understanding it.
Delivery arrives from the invisible.
In that moment there is no room for why or how.
What we can do though, is see.
We admire the growing garden, the fading sky; we taste the blossoming conversation.
All songs and motions have purposes we cannot say, any more than a duck,
with its joyful body floating in the love of a river, can explain its happiness.
Be absorbed in being, in this sweet weather, pleasures coming and remembered.
Fully here, you may get to look over into the other and feel its wholeness filling you.
The Drowned Book: Ecstatic and Earthy Reflections of Bahauddin, the Father of Rumi
and our supposed personal free-will is nothing
but an ineffectual and temporary obstruction to the natural,
involuntary workings of the universe.
But even our false assumption of volition
is as involuntary as everything else
and can only fall off
when we have involuntarily seen it as false.
The Net of Jewels