They are rarely noted, these men without plumage, holding neither opinion nor belief.
Saint Francis of Assisi: “It is in giving that we receive.” This is a simple teaching. The truth is always simple. The more we give out, the more comes in. Giving is living.
What I am doing has a relative significance. How I am doing it has an absolute significance.
First we get educated. Then, at some point, we are seized with the necessity of getting de-educated. It took Leonard Cohen five-and-a-half years as a caregiver on Mount Baldy to blank his slate.
I acquired a beautiful shirt the other day. Dove grey. I hung it in the closet but then something strange happened. The shirt said it wouldn’t be happy until I removed two others.