12/17/2012

Simple


When I let go of New Age metaphysics, Sanskrit terminology, lofty verses of ancient scripture, and theological gobbledygook, the Way is very simple. Drop the past and future, rest in Presence, and allow the mind to descend into the heart. Be like a pebble in a well that has no bottom. 

St. Theresa said it all in a passage from 'Interior Castle':  

This magnificent refuge is inside you. 
Enter. Shatter the darkness 
that shrouds the doorway... 
Ask no permission from authorities. 
Slip away... close your eyes 
and follow your breath 
to the still place 
which leads to the invisible path 
that guides you home.

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