EARTHLY FUNTIONING ABILITIES
APPRECIATING PURITY OF EACH
NOW MOMENT’S REVELATIONS
BEYOND THE TELLING
ORIGINAL TOUCHSTONE OF PURE BEING
is to be certain we are in
FULL APPRECIATION of every NOW MOMENT….
…otherwise all Doing is only an Entombment/Horror
of an ego losing its grip and trying last ditch efforts
to maintain control/possession/petrification of the life.
The solitary life, being silent, clears away the smoke-screen of words
that man has laid down between his mind and things.
is neither a matter of terror nor for shame.
It is clothed in the friendly communion of silence,
and this silence is related to love.
to despise (because they could not contain it) comes close to us,
for silence teaches us to know reality by respecting it
where words have defiled it.
our veneration will learn how to bring forth a few good words
about it from
the silence which is
the mother of Truth.
between the silence of things and
the silence of our own being.
Between the silence of the world
and the silence of God.
words do not separate us from the world nor from other men,
nor from God, nor from ourselves because we no longer
trust entirely in language to contain reality.
to the quiet tremendous presence of the Word.
Then, sinking again into silence, the truth of words
bears us down into the silence of God.
up out of the sea
like a treasure in the waves,
and when language recedes
His brightness remains
on the shores of our own being.
very late I have heard a kind of whispered sighing
like a night wind in pines or like
the sea in the dark
the echo of everything that has ever
still spinning its one syllable
between the earth and silence
Rain in the Trees
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HANG ON TO NOTHING.... GRACED ERASURES August 14, 2018
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OF MANIFESTED REALMS
GREATER GRACED ERASURES
BECOME A WAY OF LIFE
Only throw away likes and dislikes,
and everything will be perfectly clear.
― Stephen Mitchell
Dropping Ashes on the Buddha: The Teachings of Zen Master Seung Sahn
― Stephen Mitchell,
Tao Te Ching
I was grasping after love,
because I thought I lacked "love",
when what I lacked was the felt sense
of my own Core Being.
That was the key piece that I needed to realize,
to "step back" into the Core,
and ride out the emotional roller coaster ride
that so many of us are still experiencing in this
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mostly, they are passed on unopened.