I am terrified to think of the catastrophe that awaits humanity if we do not walk forward in love, and humbled to think of the age we will initiate if we do, believing it will be the age Tielhard de Chardin dreamt of when he said: “Someday, after mastering the wind, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of Love. And then, for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.”….Mark Nepo
self-transformation and the friction of our assumptions seem to ride against the grain of beauty and conscious experience……we are embedded here, within our absorption with struggle…….
For those who have found the still point of eternity, around which all- including themselves- revolves, everything is acceptable as it is; indeed, can be experienced as glorious and wonderful. The first duty of the individual, consequently, is simply to play his given role- as do the sun and moon, the various animal and plant species, the waters, the rocks, and the stars- without resistance, without fault; and then, if possible, so to order his mind as to identity its consciousness with the inhabiting principle of the Whole…..Joseph Campbell
No individual exists in its own nature, independent of all other factors of life. Each has the totality of the Universe at its base. All individuals have, therefore, the whole Universe as their common ground, and this universality becomes conscious in the experience of enlightenment, in which the individual awakens into his own true all-embracing nature…..Lama Govinda