The Two Trees (21 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again on the Hill ...It seems that there are less people on the Hill today. More in the Garden.We’ve stopped looking at the Tree on the Hill.Everyone is happy, laughing, dancing in the Garden. There rings shouts of joy! In the Garden, where all is knowledge, there are no questions. The Tree is not stained with blood. There is life in the Garden.It is familiar.We can never get used to this Hill. It is too hard a thing for us. … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (20 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again on the Hill ...The longer we stay here, the less we ask. The longer we stay here, the less we ask. The longer we stay here, the less we ask.The longer we stay here, the more we find ourselves looking into the eyes of our beloved, the man on the Tree. Our souls seem wedded to his -- and our bodies begin to obey our souls, his.The questions. How is it that one is filled by emptying? How is it that one is happy yet crying? … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (19 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]In the Garden?It is hard to make out all that has happened. Too much partying. life is a blur. All is a blur. Our minds are clouded. Where are we?Ahead, we see a shape. “Who’s there?”No answer. Can’t be the creature -- for he has an answer for everything!We slowly approach. If our eyes don’t deceive us, it looks like a tree.Is it a tree?Yes.Is this tree, we now see, in the Garden? Or, is this the one on the Hill?The calf on … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (18 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again in the Wilderness ...The beautiful creature is a wonderful guide, very intelligent. He has taught us that we can partake of heavenly fruit -- even in the Wilderness. All we have to do is think. “Bring the fruit to mind.” In so doing, we conjure up fantasy. Lustful fantasy. Hateful fantasy. We can build palaces of gold and silver, filled with riches, in our minds.“Must we go back to the Garden?” we ask.“No my child, you … [Read more...]


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