It’s easy enough to see the Glory of The Trip when it’s a lovely dawn,
A stunning sunset,
A dog smiling,
A tiny delicate
What about the other stuff?
99.9999% of the other stuff
It’s all the trip, dear folks.
It’s all the best part of the trip.
For those of us struggling with shifts in self-care during this time of unending upheaval,
For those of us battling with the obstacles that block us from practice,
For those of us eating the Frankenstein-like-Food,
That which is NOT EVEN FOOD,
For those of us who Know Better,
For those of us who don’t:
The obstacles are the practice.
The resistance is the practice.
The Fraken-Food is the doorway
This is the trip.
It is all grace.
It is all
It just doesn’t feel like it.
Bill Wilson, a co-founder of AA, a white guy wearing a suit in the 1930’s, through the horror of his alcoholism and the strength of the fellowship he created that kept his ego contained, said:
“Either God is everything or God is nothing.”
Take your pick,
Some of it.
The sacred isn’t something different,
It is right here,
looking for hope….
inquiry for today~ when you feel desperate, lean in and trust….
I like living.
I have sometimes been wildly,
despairingly, acutely miserable;
wracked with sorrow; but through it all
I still know quite certainly
that just to be alive
is a grand thing.