reflections

monday, june 20th

healing: a process of returning to the empty center of consciousness, the song of innocence, the child-mind. Christ: “Therefore whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” everything I study now returns ways of healing. how to heal collective trauma, stacked calamities, sedimented debt. what reparations (in the […]

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friday, june 17, 2022

Hu Bo’s An Elephant Sitting Still. The conflict between value-less use and valuable uselessness, a dangerous contradiction tossed into Chinese history. Zhuangzi’s parable of the tree returns: A tree which enjoys being useless. This tree has grown vast, its branches “too twisted and gnarled to be used for beams or pillars,” and its trunk “too […]

thursday, june 16, 2022

Krishna to Arjuna: “I, dwelling in their hearts, destroy with the shining lamp of knowledge the darkness born of ignorance.” Yogi tea wisdom tag twice encountered so far: “It is the light in the lantern which shows you the path, not the lantern.” Dickinson, in a letter: “I cannot tell you how we moved. I […]

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