Scripture and Presence

There is no time, only this trembling Presence, ever-expanding and silencing the murmur of memory, the anxiety of the future. Awareness of Presence dissolves time, because time only exists as thought, and thought cannot endure wonder.

Since no time exists but the incomprehensible moment, there is no beginning, no end, no creation, no final judgment.

Therefor 98% of the world's scripture is worthless speculation, old stories and fruitless prophecies, concerning a past and future that do not existence. Such writings, even when we adorn them in gold leaf, bind them in sacred scrolls, and place them on an alter, have no more value than last week's newspapers.

The only religious writings of any value are words that point our attention to Now. Forget all scripture and doctrine except what awakens your Presence.

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