It came about after a prolonged period of meditation, having the same image come up in my mind's eye over and over - A Closed Door in the middle of a giant hall. Someone said write about it and I did; hence this poetry and the concept, then 175 Missing Pieces and all the rest of the books on recovery and now workshops and seminars on spiritual recovery.
has taught us that
there comes a time in our lives when we must cross barriers or change paths if
we are to get on with change and with facing our destiny.
This is often referred
to as “giving it up,” or “letting go,” or “turning it over.”
But what are we giving
up or letting go of?
Simply put, long-held
Often we interpret these
times of transition, of giving up sacred cows, as difficult.Not necessarily because they are, but because
we believe they are supposed to be.
If, in our old
mind-sets, we have programmed a belief structure that difficult is a
necessary part of change, then the process of change will seem to be
difficult.Otherwise, we don’t believe
We blend this
misconstrued thought into what we have predetermined to be the only route
available to the new and different, and we believe that the journey through
change has to be difficult.
What If It’s Not?
What If You Just Think It Is?
up on this one.It is a corollary to you depending on you!)
The concept of God and
Listening to What He Has to Say!
If you are going to ask you should
It is the only polite thing to
In our endeavor to understand
reality, not our reality but reality as it actually is, we are caught in a
conundrum of being stuck within the system we are trying to study.It is somewhat akin to man trying to
understand the mechanism of a closed watch.
We can see the face and the
moving hands, we can even hear the ticking, but our problem is we have no way
of opening the case to see the inner workings of the mechanism.We have to go on faith that it works and it
does so in our best interests.
If we are ingenious, we can
form some picture or working model of a mechanism that for us explains what it
is that we think we are observing. The problem with this model we developed is, we can never be absolutely sure that this model we now have is the only model
that explains what we are observing.