The Web of Love

An audio rendition of my article "The Horizons of Meaning"
The shell of my selfish egotism begins to crack 
What emerges is vulnerability, tenderness and openness -
The possibilities for self-actualization

I enter into a real, an authentic relationship, with the world
I give my gift with gratitude, opening the gates to joy and to bliss

The path to aliveness, the road to true love, presents itself

The "I", the self, slowly vanishes as 
I join with all beings 
in the web of life

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In Search of Inner Freedom

A deep yearning calls upon me

I turn away but its call becomes louder

It pulls me forward, and shows me the path

Like a lighthouse guiding lost sailors on a hazy night, or 

A fire illuminating the exit in a dark cave

This call, this feeling within, grants me the courage to plunge myself into the unknown and be transformed

I shine brightly radiating amidst the mundane everydayness of day-to-day life

This symphony of colors paints the canvas of my true being

For the first time in my life

I am truly alive

For the first time in my life

I am free


If you'd like to share in the comments, what makes you feel most alive? 


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The Artist

An audio rendition of my article "The Horizons of Meaning"


The artist retreats into himself 
He closes his eyes and surrenders to his imagination 
His mind opens a gate to vast inner landscapes 
Time collapses, the heavens slowly unfold 

The artist loathes mundane ‘everydayness’
He raises his brow at the gossip, trends and fashion of the masses 
They are those who walk blindly, who worship false idols;
Who revere fancy things, shiny things, the kind in which envy brings  

For the artist, his path is clear 
He follows his call towards Truth and Beauty 
His pen is the hammer which frees us from the chains of conformity
His art shakes us out of the prison of ‘routine’ 
His words pull us towards the divine, the sacred 

The artist is our liberator 
He lights a flame deep within our souls, and
awakens us from our dogmatic slumber 
This paves the way towards authenticity and self-actualization 

The moment is fleeting yet urgent 
We receive our gift 
A new way of living,
A new way of being in the world

We scrape away the superficial rot amassed in our souls, and
seize the possibility of true freedom

For in order to find ourselves, 
We must first lose ourselves


 
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