Who are we to take the seat of Judge
When the Universe itself does not?
Who are we to cut down our own highest ideals
By ripping apart the beliefs and values of our fellows?
The Circle of Life does not start at birth and end at death.
For a circle, if you will recall, has no points at all.
Our limited human view makes us pick a moment on the wheel:
We call it Birth;
We call it Beginning.
We break down the unimaginable, the unknowable,
The Mysterious –
Into small, digestible, human fragments of False Wisdom
That claim we can know something which we –
Consciousness gives us only so much.
Science, Psychology –
Gifts that offer brief flashes of Knowing.
And for these we are grateful.
But we must not mistake gratitude as some Fixed Truth.
All That Is,
Outside of those knowable points –
Is The Unconscious.
It is The Great Awe that is
And so, we may seek to Know
But may we remember, on our journey,
To lay down our judgements of ourselves.
And in ending that internal war,
We will find peace with our neighbor –
And Freedom instead of Fear
In the beautiful, dark Arms of
What Cannot Be