I closed my eyes and turned my face into the cold wind. When I felt it swept along my skin there was no past. No future. Just now.
I just want to live my own life instead of everyone else’s version of it.
When, at last, I ceased to be myself, I came to be.
The highest goal of spirituality is Self-realization, but what does that mean? It means to feel your Self as a living reality in this moment, and there is always only this moment. (10)
Sometimes in your life you will go on a journey. It will be the longest journey you have ever taken. It is the journey to find yourself.
The greatest thing about our times is that you don’t need permission to express yourself the way you wish. Sometimes people tell themselves they can’t do it, because they’re missing this or that, but historically, specialization is a recent convention. Most of us are born natural polymaths.
I’d rather be authentic than true.
Great mysteries inhabit the threshold of my being.
As the sun, revealer of all objects to the seer, is not harmed by the sinful eye, nor by the impurities of the objects it gazes on, so the one Self, dwelling in all, is not touched by the evils of the world. (The Upanishads: Breath of the Eternal, pg. 35)
Love is not for thrill-seekers, dreamers, or children with short attention spans. And you, son, fit into all three of those categories.