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Some Day is Right Now

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Could I simply relax into this moment,
dive off the rigid, wire thin line of “normal”
and just immerse myself in this ocean of being?
I want to know what it’s like to love fully,
to feel content, at peace with myself,
to look out into the world
with eyes of compassion,
to cherish all beings
with the immense heart of the Buddha.
I think all of this will happen some day,
and then I remember,
it all has to happen right now.
And then I realize
Some day IS right now.

The Calling

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I am called to let go
as I hold on
and to be still
as I move

I am called to find silence
as I speak
and compassion
as the sparks of reactivity
ignite flames of cruelty

I am asked to find courage
in moments of deepest fear
and patience
when I think I can wait no longer

Ah, this human being-ness–
this island of oneness
in the turbulent sea of duality,
this bright, clear timelessness
underlying the shadow field of time.