Thursday, August 6, 2009

that thing you're looking for . . .


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9 comments:

  1. Whenever you point your finger at something, the other three are pointing right back at you... The object of our search is the subject of it, too.

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  2. "let go of your worries
    and be completely clear-hearted,
    like the face of a mirror
    that contains no images.
    if you want a clear mirror,
    behold yourself
    and see the shameless truth,
    which the mirror reflects.
    if metal can be polished
    to a mirror-like finish,
    what polishing might the mirror
    of the heart require?
    between the mirror and the heart
    is this single difference:
    the heart conceals secrets,
    while the mirror does not."
    rumi

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  3. Dan: How true. Thank you. I have always heard that expression applied to negative comments we make about others. But it is also true, as you point out, that what we point to as something we long for - there are still 3 fingers pointing back to tell us where we really should be looking. Excellent!!!

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  4. Steven: You are pure delight. Thank you. Yes, "what polishing might the mirror of the heart require . . ." Lovely fit with what I was trying to say.

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  5. Travel & Dive Girl: You're welcome. Thank you for stopping by.

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  6. So simple, so true, and yet we persist in searching sometimes. Very thought provoking.... :)

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  7. It's the simple things we forget...we look and look and then "it's right there in front of us"...it IS us!

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  8. We are always in a rush throughout our day, that we often don't stop and think. Very inspirational. Thank you.

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