No one can give you their experience, only point you in a direction. What you are cannot be seen directly, has no objective qualities, and defies description. I am so grateful for the medium of poetry as the act of composing always brings a deep peace and clarity.
We’ve all heard the saying “don’t shoot the messenger” when someone brings unwanted or unsettling news… Investigated thoroughly it is seen that you are that messenger sending a message to yourself through every perception! Will you listen? Or will you take aim at the so called “other?”
This poem was read today in a live meeting and it was suggested (thank-you Ron!) that it might be the first of two… this poem illustrates a turning inward to knowingly abide as THAT. The second might be titled “Reintegration” and would speak of turning back outward to knowingly celebrate as THIS in the (apparent) world. Stay tuned!
Here we find a very short story that points to a common predicament created by thought. All thoughts and corresponding states arise in the mind. What we are allows for and observes all states yet when established in knowing our true nature, we remain utterly detached and unaffected by appearances.