Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Freed From The Maintenance

Freed from the maintenance of trivial things, your dimension can shift. The wonders you forgot are still there waiting to play. 

         As a continuation of yesterday's post about charting your own current through the vast sea of life, there is an additional sense of direction (or perhaps, more apt, a weight is removed from your shoulders) when the "maintenance of trivial things" (paying the bills, obtaining a normal job, pursuing a profitable passion, etc.) no longer pertains to you.

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

- T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

       This is a difficult, if not impossible, reality for most to achieve, as we are constantly reminded of our earthly responsibilities and/or human expectations. However, if just for a moment you can welcome wonder into your heart, there is a true joy. If only for a moment, as you close your eyes to sleep, you take comfort in the following words of Victor Hugo, and allow your dimension to shift: "Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones. And when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake."

Watching The Wheels (1980), John Lennon 

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