the source of all my doubt and denial hinges about a reflexive rejection of that which does not come pre-fitted into the pre-existing model of my calcified perspectives.
the art of acceptance lays in taking the offered facts as they are, and setting about in pursuit of a perspective which fits them.
It's not about function, fashion, or protecion. i simply had no idea what happens when nature takes over the facial hair decisionmaking process.
a slow flow of curls
intertwines, undulating into shag.
the many have become one.
each hair forgotten, lost in the splendor of the beard.
is this how matter is formed?
we now interrupt your scheduled programming.
please join us in the present, already in progress.
where else can you be?
wonders of Deeper Intelligence i find,
accompanied by personal stillness.
shocked, i realize, again and again
that stillness is my responsibility.
therefore may i begin to pursue
states inspiring a stillness of mind
to gather the energy
wonders to awes
apathies to carings
talkings to listenings
frownings to smilings
sorrows to joys
and shouldings to freedom.
to sit above seas of mental weathers,
rearranging my priorities
the reward for a life-long appreciation for balance is an efficient approach to it.
first an investigation of one polarity, then the other. the full range of each extreme must be experienced, the boundaries defined by testing limits of motion.
after this initial exploration, what remains is to relax into that point in the exact center:
and yet in many ways
effortlessness accompanies the attainment of balance; without it, balance can only be temporary.
freedom is fast becoming a greater and greater crime in our society.
freedom to live, to experience.
let freedom, then, be my greatest crime.
Where shall wisdom be found?human being
be still and know.
The way is perfect like vast space where nothing is lacking and nothing is in excess.human being
The work of the eyes is done. Go now and do the heart-work on the images imprisoned within you. human being
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. human being
Man appears to be the missing link between anthropoid apes and human beings. human being
The majority believes that everything hard to comprehend must be very profound. This is incorrect. What is hard to understand is what is immature, unclear and often false. The highest wisdom is simple and passes through the brain directly to the heart. human being