Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

thoughts -

Another Jane sends me these words from Jack Kornfield this morning.

Live in joy, in love,
even among those who hate.

Live in joy, in health,
even among the afflicted.

Live in joy, in peace,
even among the troubled.

Look within, be still.
Free from fear and attachment
know the sweet joy of the way.


She, too, was restless in the night, and truly, doesn't it make sense?  The night is when we are safe to open to feel, and when it is raining, our eyes provide the starlight, the probes that web the lens.   There is much to reflect.  I question sometimes how I pay back all that is spent on me now to prolong my life, and I trust that the way is shown, that all of you are showing me my way, that you hold a container in which I lie like a baby, and begin again to understand what I always knew, and, in that, I toss a rattle of understanding between me and you.  


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