Saturday, January 8, 2011

Freed from Delusion

The sage, freed from delusion, recognizes greed, lust and anger for what they are. As he is not attached to the fruits of his actions, no bonds can bind him.

© 2010 by Melinda M. Sorensson

True Renunciation

Strictly speaking, renunciation has got nothing to do with a place. It is the state at which the sage, in full knowing, chooses not to be.

© 2010 by Melinda M. Sorensson

Friday, January 7, 2011

The Gilded Cage

A cage,no matter how one describes it, is still a cage. This is what right view means. Whatever comes before the object being described is superfluous. Assigned values are of the mind and since it is not real, it can change at any moment.

© 2010 by Melinda M. Sorensson

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Scientist, Artist, Sage

By his vision, the artist gives hope. By his tenacity, the scientist gives courage. By stillness the sage gives strength.

© 2010 by Melinda M. Sorensson