Kiran is away traveling for the next couple of weeks, so let’s use this time to revisit some of her best posts from the past. This great essay was originally published in 2013.
Okay, fessing up here…
There is a really big “setup” happening, and it’s hard to talk about. It’s tricky territory.
“Emptiness is all there is!” or something like that. Does this sound familiar?
When I get comments and e-mails and they resonate with this, I break out into a rashy irritation.
Because, my friends… it’s a setup.
It is such a celebration to have a “realization”, as I call them. Genuinely amazing. And I am very aware of how final and compete a “realization” can feel. That deep insight of a realization is so delicious, and pure and wonderful—everything gets so clear, and perfect and aligned and peaceful. But then comes this habit to exclaim from the rooftops, and trump every conversation with your “realization”, which is the beginning of a rather horrible setup. It’s innocent, natural, and such an invisible trap.Continue reading…