Propelled by a process found in a tool called “Sojourn” whereby you draw 3 words to accompany a theme word using word dice.
On November 21, 2012 I drew these:
SOUL (theme die)
doubt / inspire / truth
Interestingly enough the friend who gifted me with this tool ceased to be friend just today.
“If we ARE a soul embodied
and how can anyone doubt that this is so?
That doubt is our only truth.
Indeed it is doubt that inspires our search,
our yearning to
The Truth must then be
subjective and innate;
or do I mean inane?
within the tissue
For the soul is and lives truth.
is that which perplexes us.
So we must cast if off.
To cast off the body must be
carefully and thoughtfully planned;
performed so that the body’s task is complete
Death is simply
the lies and deceit
that life on earth presents.
Only in “death” can we discover soul’s truth …
that truth with a capital T.
Ahhh … how I ache to set my soul free
I clearly see
This death of which I speak is the meditation on “death” which is inherent in both vippasana and zen meditation. My practice teaches me much and so I believe that I must capture it on paper. “You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” says Pema Chödrön