Longing: a beautiful poem that says IT ALL.

Longing   ©by Dorothy Hunt.

My longing has turned to dust!
Truth brought me the sun,
the moon, ten thousand
universes. How, then,
could there still be longing?

My longing has turned to ash
swirling over creation
from Love’s ceaseless fire;
burning is its priceless gift.

The river of my longing
reversed course; its currents
returned to the Heart.
Now there is nowhere to go.

I stand alone, the source
and the fulfillment
of all my desires.
Longing lit the pathway Home.

© Dorothy Hunt, February 14, 2010

the following is a note that Dorothy sent out with the above poem.

Dear Friends,

Our longing for God, Self, truth, love or awakening is our longing for what is already here, already awake, already whole, already free. The deepest longing of our heart can direct us Home when we follow longing to its source. Yet, it is the mind’s act of seeking which seems to move us away from what is awake this very moment. We long for what we do not believe we already are; yet when Truth reveals itself in its own experience, we realize the timeless Mystery has never been absent from a single moment or experience. It moves life—including the movements we imagine are our “own.”

The mind has many ideas about what it does not know. Yet any mental conclusion can become an obstacle to being open and present here and now. Can we stop comparing, stop judging, stop seeking, stop moving away from what we do not know? Can we face into the Mystery that is calling to us in our longing? Longing is not the same as searching. Longing is felt in the heart; seeking is an activity of mind. Longing can break us open; seeking simply exhausts us–which, of course, may be the point!

A time may come when our longing ceases–not because we have found an object of our desire or because the mind finally “got it,” but because our longing eventually returns us Home—home to what we’ve always been.

Blessings,
Dorothy

http://www.dorothyhunt.org

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“Form into emptiness, emptiness into form.”

“In the exploration of your body, using guided meditation, yoga asanas and sacred sound, the discovery is that the deep silent essence is within the bones and blood, just as it is in the mountains and the sky. It’s not two. Discovering your own nature in the body allows the stability of the natural state that is already present now, not in some yet to be recognized state in the future. The inner and the outer are recognized as inseperable. Form into emptiness, emptiness into form.” the exploration of your body, using guided meditation, yoga asanas and sacred sound, the discovery is that the deep silent essence is within the bones and blood, just as it is in the mountains and the sky. It’s not two. Discovering your own nature in the body allows the stability of the natural state that is already present now, not in some yet to be recognized state in the future. The inner and the outer are recognized as inseperable. Form into emptiness, emptiness into form.” QUOTE by Sharon Landrith  who is  a satsang teacher and a medical intuitive living in Colorado.  Check out Sharon at www.sharonlandrith.com.  Sharon was asked to teach by Adyashanti.  I recommend a session with her on the phone. You can make an appointment with Shila, info on her website.

Healing is Being

What is healing is not working on yourself;
what is healing is being yourself.
Thinking fear should be gone brings more fear;
thinking anger should be gone brings more anger.
Without a gatekeeper, the world
chirps and buzzes, laughs and weeps,
and lives in peace.
Rain lasts for a morning, or a season,
and is gone.
The sun is always present in the highest heaven,
yet clouds are not unwelcome.
The tiny white flower in the never-seen thicket
blooms as itself without regret,
And the deer are not ashamed
by their need to run from harm’s way.

What is healing is not working on yourself;
what is healing is simply being yourself.
Effort is the Two;
judgment is the Two.
Truth appears in the moment
of its unfolding and is never of the mind.
What Is, is always Now.
Laugh or weep when it is time;
be big or small as the moment appears;
inhale when you inhale;
exhale when you exhale;
nature’s rhythms are never wrong.
Trust the wisdom of Being itself
living its life as you.
©Dorothy Hunt 2009

Dorothy’s website is http://www.dorothyhunt.org if you’d like to explore more of her beautiful writings. Dorothy lives in California and came up to Aurora Ontario in 2009 to teach. It was a true blessing to be with her. Some day she’ll come back up to Aurora if the Truth draws her here. Enjoy the NEW YEAR – all of IT.

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