No Tale in the Present

 

“You are not any of the stories you believed about yourself. What you are is actually the absence of story. That’s why the Buddha said, “There is no self.“”
— Adyashanti

 

To live in a story
is to live in a moment
that is not now
for tales imply an ending
a past already wrote
but the present is ever written
gone when word hits page
or lips.
Once upon a time..
a time not now
in a place
not here
but gone
the now may be spoken of some day
when it has become then
but our moment our now
is happening so no tale
in the unfolding..
— G A Rosenberg

 

Blessings, G

 

Click on the images to see full-sized:

 

Spirits in MotionSpirits in Motion by G A Rosenberg

 

Serpentine OrbSerpentine Orb by G A Rosenberg

 

Leave a Reply