26 Apr Explore! – April 27 2019
Look at the Upanishads; nobody preaches anything there. They say – ‘Explore’!
The Upanishads are the the distillation of the Vedas, and the clearest expression of the Vedic truth that consciousness is one thing, that I am that one thing, as are you, as is everyone, always. The Upanishads say that the whole of life exists in order for us to learn this truth, in order for us to be this truth.
Each of us is one expression of this completeness that is consciousness. As we learn this for ourselves, as we own this as our life, then to explore the whole of what we are becomes our assignment and our gift.
There is nowhere to get to, nothing to fix, nothing to become. There is only to enjoy.
Today I will imagine a life that calls to me to step into happiness, that asks of me nothing more than to be the most full expression of spirit I can be. Today I will notice one moment when the small self of me wants to have an argument/set someone straight/teach someone a lesson, and I will stop myself and ask, ‘If consciousness is all there is, what would the oneness in me have to offer the oneness in this other? And can I do that instead?’