Although we can acknowledge that all which exists are in an eternal process of change, we can still get overwhelmed by the fear of losing life and the need to say goodbye to people we love and those who have been an important part in our life by making it precious.
All our actions start as a thought, so to know why we act as we do we must know our thoughts and the values and ideals that motivate us to do what we do. To get to know phenomena we must observe them. The same applies to our own minds.
Here is a song I wrote for everyone who is a rainbow child at heart and longs for more peace, love and understanding.
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People in poorer countries often deal with poverty and unfair treatment by keeping up their spirits with humor. They don’t necessarily a lot of jokes but just see the funny side of life and are happy with one another’s company. They do not need new presents and compliments on a regular basis to stay happy.
Scheherazade knew a great truth: the telling and the hearing of stories, the exchange of tales and sagas is the deep breath of human life. Listening and telling are the inhalation and exhalation of human experience. We move, each day, on an ocean of stories, tales, jokes, reports elegies, confessions. We are sustained in our lives by unending narratives. It is the air we breathe.
A poem about experiences from a three year retreat: Lonely cabin in the pines in front, the boundless sky empty-clarity vast as mind behind, the rising ridge a fortress of fearless confidence vast and held, here I dwell.
Healing is about becoming whole, remembering what we have forgotten. Becoming whole doesn’t always mean the removal of the symptoms; rather it is about how to live with the symptoms in a wholesome way.
Our world is beautiful and magical, mysterious, ugly and gruesome. Most people would agree that it’s an amazingly beautiful planet and we want it to stay that way. Nonetheless we as humans are living in a way that is fast destroying the foundation for our experience.
Of course, everyone can agree that on the one hand, being in love is a very superficial thing. A process where you are possibly so full of your own projections that you don’t even really see the other person. But on the other hand, it’s something very real in the sense that it really makes you do your best.