Passion…

Behold the truth: sorrow can be extinguished! Attachment, jealousy, greed, and ambition all have to be observed and understood. Once seen, passion arises. Passion for everyday living. Where there is a death to each moment. Each moment is fully captured, but spit out immediately; Keeping nothing in the memory banks. No need for our psyche…

Sorrow….

Passage from Jiddu Krishnamurti’s “On Love and Loneliness,” pg. 70. “When we remain with that sorrow totally, without trying to rationalize it, without trying to escape from it in any form–through words or through action– when you remain with it completely, without any movement of thought, then you will find that out of that sorrow…

Samuel Johnson…

Samuel Johnson “He talked with an uncommon animation of traveling into distant countries; that the mind was enlarged by it, and that an acquisition of dignity of character was derived from it.”  – Life of Johnson

Look to the Mountain Tops

Words fail to describe idyllic beauty. The word beautiful negates its pure essence. Totality, yet emptiness… Is beautiful within itself. Judgment strips a moment of vitality. Language deadens senses. “Learned we’ve become!” Tunnels of illusion with no end, Yet still we glimpse truth… Eternal bliss. Words and rigidity, Acquiescence to authoritative regime, Corporations and laws…