We often hear “Look at that” in reference to something beautiful, awful or interesting. We never hear “Look at nothing,” e.g., at the space between two objects in a room or between two thoughts. When we do that, you will notice, the mind stops.
The most beautiful thing in the world is space. Space is the defining characteristic of every successful relationship. In the moment we’re aware of space, the mind goes, “Ahhhh.” And sinks into subservience.
A wheel is not a wheel without a hole right in the middle of it.
Such a beautiful name for a boy: Axel. It has a Scandinavian derivation. It means “father of peace”.
A year before he died, Johnny Cash recorded a version of the Nine Inch Nails song “Hurt.” I listened to this song yesterday. Twice. It brought me closer to tears than I’ve been in a dry while.
How appears the world to a man whose heart is full of joy?