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...]

The Two Trees (17 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again in the Wilderness ...We are beginning to get accustomed to the Wilderness. It isn’t life. It isn’t death. It just is.We can see the Garden; the fruits -- Life?We can see the Hill; the Tree, the man -- Life?The questions plague us ... (till death do us part).No. It is better to just stay in the Wilderness. Here there is no salvation or damnation. No Satan, sin, and death. No faith, hope, and charity. No day. No night. … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (16 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again in the Wilderness ...“Don’t want to go to the Hill. Involves commitment.”The Garden is much better. It requires nothing but your presence. The beautiful creature is a wonderful host. He is so smart, cunning, and encouraging. He makes us feel good, godlike.We find the Hill generally depressing. "Except when there," whispers our soul -- but, we know better. What good is a soul? Does it feed you? Thrill you? Does the so … [Read more...]


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