ALL THAT IS REQUIRED IS HAPPENING
WITH OR WITHOUT.... &/OR BEYOND... PERSONAL AGENDAS
SUCH A LIFE ALWAYS IS...
... A SABBATICAL
June 20 at 12:14 PM ·
“The great religions are ships,
Poets, life boats.
Every sane person I know,
Has jumped overboard”
To seek knowledge and understanding.
It no longer dreams of resolution,
To a Mystery beyond comprehension.
It has concluded, rationally, empirically,
That Unknowing IS the resolution,
Any sane person will come to.
The mind's Surrender,
The Heart having long ago Drowned,
So much from God
That I can no longer
A Christian, a Hindu, a Muslim,
a Buddhist, a Jew.
That I can no longer call myself
A man, a woman, an angel,
Or even a pure
Befriended Hafiz so completely
It has turned to ash
Of every concept and image
my mind has ever known.
From: The Gift Translated by Daniel Ladinsky
The expanding Awareness of the Freedom You Are
is Now Present within every aspect of humanity’s experience.
The once cloistered and constricted flow
of the sleeping God-SELF has thrown the curtains open,
breathing in the freshness of possibilities.
“dream your dream”, “go for your dreams”,
“Imagine and create your dreams”,
“believe – dreams come true”
and many are following this enthusiastic guidance.
if these suggestions resonate with you,
then for now … they are for you.
more dreaming, more sleeping.
caught in the hypnotic current of the collective
to a dreamer consciously manifesting dreams
of your own design,
does not lead to Awakening
‘from’ the illusion of the grand dream.
It is simply a different form of play ‘in’ that illusion.
all activity and all practices lead to Self Inquiry
[Who am I?]
with the false self exposed and sinking back
into Pure Conscious Awareness
from which it sprang.
may be put away
[if you choose]
and only that which is timeless and boundless
the way appears.
As you cease to be,
true life begins.
As you grow smaller,
this world cannot contain you.
You will be shown a being
that has no "you" in it.
Tr. C. Barks "A Year with Rumi"