You wish, and then rush, to free yourself from
your sorrows, but refuse to change the beliefs
causing them . which is like jumping off the
Ferris wheel onto the merry-go-round in the
hopes of bringing an end to your dizziness.
Any attempt to protect yourself from
emptiness only creates the illusion of it .
along with an imaginary self that
believes it can somehow outrun this unwanted
nothing. Both illusions are filled with real-
enough terror. Neither one can be slain any
more than a shadow can be put to death
by the knife.
To see the Truth of these truths is to let
Allowing nothingness its life slays both the
illusion of emptiness and the self so
fearful of it. Then, Real Emptiness,
and her beautiful sister, Fullness, appear
to reveal themselves as being Celestial
Twins that are never apart from one another.
Let nothingness happen.
The Nature of Awareness that holds within it
the understanding of the opposites is neither a
creation, character, nor captive of these
opposites, but contains them. Finding this
Nature within yourself is the same as
finding its Freedom.
- Guy Finley