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Sisyphean Lessons

 

“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.”
— John Cotton Dana

 

Sisyphus watches the stone roll down
I watch my plans unravel
Another lesson gone astray
I stand naked
with my naivety hanging out
I thought I could teach
what I had learned
what I had thought
what I had dreamed
yet so little did I know
My teachings taste like ashes
as my students went astray
Back to the basics
back to the road
back to the books
It’s time for this lad to return to school.
— G A Rosenberg

 

Blessings, G

 

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HauntedHaunted by G A Rosenberg

 

She Dreams GeometricallyShe Dreams Geometrically by G A Rosenberg

 

Quote of the Day – March 8 2012

“Walk gently, with humility, respect and love or at least awe for everything around you. That way, a spiritual process will naturally happen for you.”
–Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

What an amazing process even to try. When I have tried this, consciously feeling love and awe as I walk k and watch the people around me, the trees and plants, even the creations that we’ve made–cars, buildings etc, I have found that the walk itself becomes elevated to a spiritual experience.
If only I could maintain this, it would be incredible. Too often the irritations that pop up during the day throw me off balance. I find myself walking not in respect, love and awe but in frustration and resentment at whatever is causing the frustration. Little by little I am learning to pull myself back. One of the best insights I have had of late is that it is the frustration and irritation that are my normal state but the respect, awe and love (watching just about any child will show you this). The negative stuff is like the road dust that covers the good stuff. It is our attitude that decides how much of that emotional road dust sticks
Blessings, G

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Drawing In Radiating Out Mandala by G A Rosenberg

Approaching by G A Rosenberg