I understand the importance of knowing we are One....
I get yoga, meditation, clean diet, retreats, positive intent, positive thought....
I get it
there is healing and power in practice and ritual
we see a better way and maybe even live to live it
and then now what?
What will we do with all the wisdom..?
the quiet mind
our good fortune in being able to seek and sometimes find such gifts...
Do we look around the world and say it's not real?
It's an illusion
It's a dream
Do we ignore suffering and whisper
nodding like we're sages...it's their karma?
it's meant to be
Do we only talk of the despair and injustice and wars and hunger and slave labor and coal and big oil and corporate prisons and rape and corporate everything with the like minded....
and maybe not even them?
Am I too silent?
do you think
I think it's scary
to speak out
we might disagree
you might yell
I might too
you might turn your back
cover your eyes and cover your ears
I might even lose you
maybe I'll bore you....
Speaking out is scary
silence is golden
silent is in good taste
unless to be silent is to be complicit
then the taste is bitter...