Longing for the real:
It requires an awesome vulnerability to step out of the numbing comfort of casualness, out of the confinement of the small me-plan, finding yourself trembling in the unknown land beyond the limits of who you have taken yourself to be. Here all you have to hold onto is your love.
In the shedding of the borrowed, the outdated, the strategic, the too small clothes, you become translucent, more shakti flows unrestricted through you. You are a medicine woman (or man) pouring healing into our aching longing for the real, a lighthouse in this world so full of plastic and replicas.
You heal us just by your willingness to be you.
~ Chameli Ardagh
Remember the way you are all possibilities
you can see and how you live best
as an appreciator of horizons,
whether you reach them or not.
Admit that once you have got up
from your chair and opened the door,
once you have walked out into the clean air
toward that edge and taken the path up high
beyond the ordinary, you have become
the privileged and the pilgrim,
the one who will tell the story
and the one, coming back
from the mountain,
who helped to make it.
~ David Whyte