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Path of Spirit

September 2021

Sep 30, 2021

Meetings of Strangeness
Strangeness & Intimacy
Saying For Today: "What we really want from others is not to unveil their strangeness but to meet it, enter it in the same union in which our strangeness is entered by the other."

Sep 28, 2021

The Original Face
A Return to Innocence
Saying For Today: "The spiritual path often begins for us when we find unbearable living with this false, facile identity. A longing ripens - that we are not longs to know that it is."

Sep 27, 2021

Stepping into the Bright Darkness
When Only Walking Happens
Saying For Today: "We are led in what we cannot understand. We come to enjoy understanding that we cannot understand. In this non-understanding, sublime intimacy arises."

Sep 26, 2021

The Way Out of Right Versus Wrong
Transforming Passions
Saying For Today: "Clinging to being right or not-right... the fruit of either is sufffering for others and yourself."

Sep 24, 2021

A Radiant Hiddenness
Seeing Nothing More Than A Something
Saying For Today: "Silence becomes a confession of the Ineffable. But can we remain quiet, tolerating the power and purity of the pure seeing, before we try to pull it out of its silence into words? Can we respect truth that much?"

Sep 22, 2021

Knowing the Ocean by the Ocean
A Positively Humiliating Realization

Sep 20, 2021

Time Running off the Skin
Dropping into Silence

Sep 20, 2021

Bloody Fingers & Truth & Untruth
Truth Liberating
Saying For Today: "We honor our ancestors by continuing the search into truth, even as we hope those after us will do the same, when we are gone. Truth is not a stopping place, it is an endless journey. Truth keeps showing more of itself. "

Sep 17, 2021

Lessons Learned from Banana Leaves
Openness & Spiritual Growth
Saying For Today: "We became like the sky, effortlessly open. One cannot separate the sky from openness; we did not just become open, we became openness."

Sep 13, 2021

Dharma Doors Opening Everywhere No. 2
Spontaneous Means to Insight
Saying For Today: "A rock can become a Dharma Door, if we will look at and listen to the rock. Sages, human and non-human, are all about us."

Sep 9, 2021

Dharma Doors Opening Everywhere No. 1
Intentional Means to Insight
Saying For Today: "Wisdom always comes as a gift. But we can create conditions for understanding to arise. Through the walk, the Door opened."

Sep 6, 2021

The Wisdom in the Mud
Silence and Transformations of Perception
Saying For Today: "When we value truth above all lesser loyalties, truth will reveal itself."

Sep 5, 2021

Truth... most mysterious & most obvious
Seeing the ass you ride upon
Saying For Today: "We see we had not seen what is most obvious, most near, and most accessable to all who aspire truth above untruth."

Sep 4, 2021

Welcoming in the Truth
Celebrating Truth Embodied
Saying For Today: "Truth comes to us with its own authority. Truth witnesses to itself; it depends on nothing or no one to validate it. We feel and live into this truth; as we do, it manifests its singular, inherent beauty and worth."

Sep 3, 2021

Falling into the Light
Exhausted into Awakening
Saying For Today: "Refusing to fall into the Light takes a lot of energy. Not surrendering is essential to surrender, so surrender not to surrendering is essential."

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