and im well on my way to crack-ville. so, come along for the ride.
i am watching/listening (for white background noise) to “couples retreat” for probably a record 7 times at this point. anyway, that was a side note.
so this morning in my daily OSHO reading this is what i read…..and its ironic its about becoming empty as ive “filled up” on so much coffee/espresso today to gain columbian nationality. but whatevs.
“MEDITATION SIMPLY MEANS BECOMING EMPTY OF ALL THE CONTENTS OF THE MIND: MEMORY, THOUGHTS, DESIRES, EXPECTATIONS, PROJECTIONS, MOODS. THE GREATEST DAY IN LIFE IS WHEN YOU CANNOT FIND ANYTHING IN YOU TO THROW OUT; ALL HAS ALREADY BEEN THROWN OUT, AND THERE IS ONLY PURE EMPTINESS. IN THAT EMPTINESS YOU WILL FIND YOURSELF.”
i was contented reading this today. its nice to be reminded to let go of the louis v luggage every once in a while. trust me, its designer quality baggage, but still baggage none the less. and i wanna put it down from time to time. we all have hang ups-sort of like a hang up garment bag. (ive actually never understood the purpose of those anyway…maybe because im uber boho, and welcome wrinkled clothes…….)
i need to be reminded of that quiet space making. my mind is always on fire-creating, thinking, obsessing, judging (trying not to judge), contemplating, deliberating.
so, im gonna go out on a limb, and reallllllly stretch this one, so prepare yourself for my hocus pocus speak now….its incoming:
i believe we are all Divine beings. we are all defectless beings borne from the Creator therefore we are immaculately creative. i also believe we all have God/Higher Power/Life Force living within us making up our perfect, pure, exquisite selves. and we get really busy and preoccupied in what we call daily life that we forget to hear that inner voice. its also difficult to hear that voice when so much drama is stirring inside us and we are basically just “full of shit”. so we need to create the space for silence and the letting go of mental clutter to get back to one. the Bible (which is one of the several manuals i live by) says, “BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD”. this is exactly what i am talking about. when we quiet and calm the hell down we can hear that “intuition”, “inner voice”, “gut-reaction” whatever word you wanna call it. you can hear the God inside you thats always there. you just have to look inside you. that power is not outside you. that power and information is not outside me. it rests in the silent space deep within our beings.
…”still waters run deep……….” theres a lot that goes on deep, deep within. and im glad i was reminded to go swimming in that pond. it calms my shit down. my peace is there.
i tend to think that our stress or “suffering” comes from the frenetic energy we put out to get answers or satiate desires or the dwelling on unknown things. Einstein said something quite simply astute (yah, ya think??!) he said, “When the solution is simple, God is answering.” when we quiet, empty out the dust that clutters everything up, and just shut the eff up-the answers will rise to the top. they will become known and audible. the suffering disappears, and God is there.
thats all i want to say for now. i wish for all of you allow yourself to go on “silent mode” and empty your mind to gain your perfect knowledge, and i will do you a solid and shut the eff up now.
be brilliant this week, beautiful babies.