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We truly carry within ourselves a source of the deepest belonging. A flame of life which nothing in this world can alter. IT witnesses the grand stage of passing things within the poise of ITs own delight, for IT holds within ITself the seeds of all creative expression. All things are birthed in ITs sentinal […]

Death Before Dualistic Thinking!

We are all heirs to the schisms of dualistic thinking. Yet, when we realize that our part in perpetuating what is – and always has been – “don’t be so unrealistic, so pie-in-the-sky idealistic” – we see that if we do not radically and holistically embrace a different platform of operation (from such schisms), as […]

Seeing What You Are

Seeing only through the micro-lens of individual awareness, nothing is seen that does not support the cloying nausea of unconscious narcissism. Only seeing what you are, all that is not you is invisible to you – to the extent that it does not alter the vantage point of higher consciousness. The tragedy of the limited […]

The Self of All Selves

“We are all patchwork, and so shapeless and diverse in composition that each bit, each moment, plays its own game. And there is as much difference between us and ourselves as between us and others.” Michel de Montaigne, Essais, Second Book, 1 When we live from our habituated selves, we live as it were, from a narrow […]