Each time I see the Sun, I remember the Self. And that brings bliss. My cares are forgotten. At these moments I’m not desireless. If I was, I wouldn’t have any cares. I meditate and let go of all desires. As I do, I find a hidden agenda. I’m trying to manage my impression with […]
The Secret Awaits Eyes Unclouded by Longing
From the Tao: “The secret waits for the insight Of eyes unclouded by longing; Those who are bound by desire See only the outward container.” (1) Let me use these last waning days of “eyes unclouded by longing” and not “bound by desire” to describe what it feels like to be desireless. Pretty soon it’ll […]
Does Letting Go of Attachment to Desire Speed up One’s Ascension?
I continue to learn about desirelessness even though I’m no longer continuously in that space. I have brief moments now. One thing I see is that the absence of worldly desires (not divine desires) = Stillpoint = Balance point = Center = Heart I’ve long felt that the basic spiritual movement is, internally, to turn […]
As Desires Decrease, Peace Increases
Viewing things as I do at the moment, it seems obvious to me to say that, as desires decrease, the sense of peacefulness increases. Of all the products of the mind – the thoughts and feelings – the one that ruffles the still waters the most is our desires. As I go into a deeply-peaceful […]