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all is well
Feb 1, 2023
His Face Is Everywhere
MAY THE LORD of Love, who projects himself
Into this universe of myriad forms,
From whom all beings come and to whom all
Return, grant us the grace of wisdom.

He is fire and the sun, and the moon
And the stars. He is the air and the sea,
And the Creator, Prajapati.

sunrise ocean upanishad harvey

He is this boy, he is that girl, he is
This man, he is that woman, and he is
This old man, too, tottering on his staff.
His face is everywhere.

He is the blue bird, he is the green bird
With red eyes; he is the thundercloud,
And he is the seasons and the seas.
He has no beginning, he has no end.
He is the source from which the worlds evolve.

From his divine power comes forth all this

Magical show of name and form, of you
And me, which casts the spell of pain and pleasure.

old town turkey upanishad harvey

Only when we pierce through this magic veil
Do we see the One who appears as many.

Two birds of beautiful plumage, comrades
Inseparable, live on the selfsame tree.
One bird eats the fruit of pleasure and pain;
The other looks on without eating.

Forgetting our divine origin,

We become ensnared in the world of change
And bewail our helplessness. But when

His face is everywhere city night view upanishad harvey

We see the Lord of Love in all his glory,
Adored by all, we go beyond sorrow.

What use are the scriptures to anyone
Who knows not the one source from whom they come,
In whom all gods and worlds abide?

Only those who realize him as ever present
Within the heart attain abiding joy.

~~ From the Shvetashvatara Upanishad


all is well
Feb 1, 2023
"You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts."
Kahlil Gibran

"If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were."
Kahlil Gibran

"Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart."
Kahlil Gibran

"I have found both freedom and safety in my madness;
the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood,
for those who understand us, enslave something in us."
Kahlil Gibran

"Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself"
Khalil Gibran

"And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair"
Khalil Gibran

"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind;
yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers."
Kahlil Gibran

"Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution."
Kahlil Gibran

"We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side."
Khalil Gibran

"You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give."
Kahlil Gibran


Maybe a race to nowhere, still hope that I win
Aug 20, 2023
There’s a few from a band I like that used to help me get through dark times:

I need not find purpose but will it. I do so on a foundation of impossible love.

Something dimly lights my way, violent faith in better days

They don’t really help anymore but maybe they’ll help someone else
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