The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.
You are a child of the Universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the Universe is unfolding as it should.
From 18 to 22 you meet a lot of temporary people.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.
Apparently orgasm is the only point where your mind becomes completely empty, you think of nothing for that second. That’s why it’s so compelling, it’s a tiny taste of death. Your mind is void, you have nothing in your head save white light.
By ingesting the meat of the placenta, the new mother is able to replace the minerals from the blood loss of birth. The vitamins and protein ease the strain of the long months of pregnancy on the mother’s body and balance her plummeting hormone levels. This organ that supports the living baby in the mother’s womb, if eaten, further supports the offspring by insuring an adequate and flowing milk supply.
To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.