Archive for November 16, 2011

The Moment

Posted: November 16, 2011 in Random

The Moment

The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
you stand in the centre of your room,
house, half-acre, square mile, island, country,
knowing at last how you got there,
and say, I own this,

is the same moment when the trees unloose
their soft arms from around you,
the birds take back their language,
the cliffs fissure and collapse,
the air moves back from you like a wave
and you can’t breathe.

No, they whisper. You own nothing.
You were a visitor, time after time
climbing the hill, planting the flag, proclaiming.
We never belonged to you.
You never found us.
It was always the other way round.

Margaret Atwood

The Within - November 16, 2011



There is endless possibility in opening. Although an open state is perhaps more vulnerable there is more in the openness than in a closed state or a defended state. 

Today I will be open and allow myself to lead out of that openness. There is nothing getting me off track, I don’t need the map. I will be confident and true to my heart and to the JOY that underlies all that I do.

I will be inspired by opening into the great power of JOY.

“Far better to live your own path imperfectly than to live another’s perfectly.” -Bhagavad Gita

Open HEARTED Joy - November 16


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