Thursday, June 25, 2009

Death and Life mere chimaeras?

The surrealism and unreality of the corporeal life is necessarily that, when the soul is not connected to G-d in its earthly sojourn, an odyssey wherein we are tested to search and find that cleaving and m,any have claimed to have secured that cleaving among the saints in finding the reality behind the facade.The rest is the sleep and the unreality and the dreams that Gurdjieff writes of. The false temples mankind has so magnificently erected over the millenniums.

Our revels now are ended. These our actors,As I foretold you, were all
spirits, andAre melted into air, into thin air:And like the baseless fabric of
this vision,The cloud-capp'd tow'rs, the gorgeous palaces,The solemn temples,
the great globe itself,Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,And, like this
insubstantial pageant faded,Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuffAs dreams
are made on; and our little lifeIs rounded with a sleep.... Prospero, "The
Tempest", by William Shakespeare

Enjoy your lives, cherish your family and
friends, appreciate all the things you have -- no matter what their value. And
remember to value yourself too, because you really are unique -- one of a

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”... Oscar Wilde

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