Thursday, June 20, 2013

Stay close



What if every day for the rest of your life a disturbing thought appears, a difficult feeling comes to visit, a challenging emotion stops by, a core vulnerability reaches out for your attention? Inside the center of every experience – if you will only accept the invitation – a portal awaits. As you step through, from the known into the unknown, you find yourself in an ocean of intelligence and creativity, the information field of your very own body. This is a very alive and dynamic place, where everything is fresh, where all is welcome, where everything is reaching out to touch and dance with you. There is no “spiritual” vs. “non-spiritual” here, no conceptual sorting into “awakened,” “not awakened,” or “soon to be awakened after the next retreat.” Here, there is nothing but wisdom. From within this illuminated environment, you see that whatever thought, feeling, emotion, or sensation is offered to you is none other than love in disguise, taking whatever form it must to transmit its essence to you. Stay close. 


2 comments:

  1. Matt, yes..."the information field of your very own body." Again and again realizing what a rich place it is and how easy it is to wander from it. Loved this Rumi quote I read this morning: "This Silence, this moment, if it's genuinely inside you, brings what you Need."

    Really grateful for your writing...

    Tam

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    1. Hi Tam, yes there is so much information there, so much creativity, so much pregnancy, so much nakedness... that wandering, too, has it own sacredness, at least in my experience, with even it as unique expression of the somatic world. The awareness of that wandering co-arising with the path of return... Ah, I, too, love that one from Rumi. Lots of love...

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