“You are the sky,” observed Pema Chodron. “Everything else—it’s just weather.” Oh, how we love to talk about the weather. And to do so with the ardency of children in a sandbox.
We are what we pay attention to. If I attend to the breath, I am that. Breath awareness transcends our differences. Rumi: “Bringing breath to life is the essence of every true religion.”
Some things we can just drop. Like regret. Resentment. Or fear of anything.
In order to judge or attack someone, I must first forget my divinity.
There is compelling anecdotal evidence to support the view that heaven Is a state of consciousness, not a destination. Which allows for the possibility, at least, that some on earth are in heaven.