Tag Archives: Ego

TAPEWORM

God sees with the same eyeyou see with, says Meister Eckhart. Do you live your life,Or does Life live through you? Do you breatheto stay alive,Or does the Life-breathbreathe you? Life lives and blossoms through Natureand thus Nature can heal … Continue reading

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HEAD AND HEART

If the Head leads,it breeds a webin which the ego lurks to catch its prey. And the Heart pales away. If the Heart rules,the sticky webtransforms into a safety netthrough which the Egoshrivels into the Void. (from Gnomonic Verses) .

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WAVE MAN

For the waves that chatter on and on,and the waves that “go with the flow”,the ocean is still there,deep and still to the very seabed. Wave-Man is here all the time.His dreams come and go,sometimes it seems frenetically.What matters is, … Continue reading

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EGO EGO LORD OF THE JUNGLE

In the Jungle of the Worldand the tangle of the Senseswe build us huts of mud and heartacheand make (and mend) our fragile fences.“This is ME! This is MINE!”is the burden of our song. We cannot see, still less define,that … Continue reading

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PLAYING HIDE AND SEEK WITH THE EGO

Awareness is the Function:Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor. Unconsciousness is the role:Look at me playing Hamlet at the Old Vic.Look at me playing cook in the old Kitchen. While awareness is continuous,the Ego doesn’t get a chance to play its roles. … Continue reading

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MASTER MAGICIAN

The Ego is so adept at adding things on to increase its dysfunctional self. It is hard to be sure that a Man is truly acting without ego or whether he is acting the role of a man who is … Continue reading

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FORK IN THE ROAD

ARIADNE’S THREAD & ‎THESEUS Many people, but not everyone, encounter the Truth in some form or other during the course of Life’s journey. This leads to a fork in the road. Either they adjust themselves to the Truth, in which case … Continue reading

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