I celebrate everyday, for I am weightless.
I rejoice everyday, for I wake up alive,
and I get to play this game
A rare and beautiful gem,
a life that never happened before,
and will never happen again
I am the ripple in the water- brief and ageless
I am the smoke dissolving
try to grab me and I disappear
you can’t control me;
there is nothing to fear
let me go, then I can stay
when you allow everything to be,
it doesn’t have to go away
desire and rage cloud vision unclear,
gripped by your body’s being
when there’s nothing left to fear,
your ego fears the nothing
but I’ll tell you friend,
loss is liberation,
and liberation is your destiny
You tried to place me in a cage,
propelled by your lifelong misery,
yet I am resting here at peace,
so I ask of you, which of us is really free?
Yes, this really aligns with my exploration and direct experiences in my life and interacting with MOST of the people I’ve met. I see evidence of this epidemic every day. It flutters up in little moments, blinking through.
I’m at the point where I consider the child-parent cycles of abuse to be fundamentally entangled with the root of suffering in our species. To be entangled with pursuit of higher consciousness, or getting corrupted into unconsciousness. Correlated directly with what some people may call enlightenment itself.
12 Rules for Life by Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary
Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn
Free to Learn by Dr. Peter Gray
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