Lifeboat

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But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, ‘they that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick’.
Matthew 9:12 King James Bible

The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.
Matthew 11:19 King James Bible

But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.
Matthew 26:29 King James Bible

Any quotes are dangerous. No quotation can capture the essence of the moment recorded.

What the above quotations show is some kind of healing, some kind of movement of heart, some kind of change is possible.

They are foolish people, indeed, who believe that one can reach the Divine Presence without a vehicle, without relying on a means. It is as though they are saying, “We may reach the moon without using anything. We may jump from here to there!” What is the purpose of knowledge if one does not use it?
(Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani p9 The Healing Power of Sufi Meditation ISBN 1-930409-26-5)

Any true spiritual way offers a vehicle of change. The criterion for the seeker of change is clear focus on that which needs changing.

Only when everything needs changing is a person ready to change.

Abandon the vessel of yourself only if you feel that you are truly sinking. Otherwise it may be safer to stay with who you think you are a while longer, or you may have a natural immunity from this addictive society in the first place.

If you are abandoning yourself, then here is your lifeboat.

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Solution

From a state of Union
Resolving into visibility,
A solution flows, (transmission)
An obstacle is stationary; (static)
A solution is a consequence
of the dissolving of, a taste of the moving of;
of the breaking of (dawning of) the connection
between the problem and
the already attached solution
With an emphasis on the di
but including the diss.
A solution therefore serves both,
The problem and the solver tuning
Into any given resolution. (reception)

Gratitude sues for a peaceful
return to Union, a reunion.

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Apparatus of Appearance

apparatus

Origin

early 17th century: Latin, from apparare ‘make ready for’, from ad-‘towards’ + parare ‘make ready’.

appear

Origin

Middle English: from Old French apareir, from Latin apparere, from ad- ‘towards’ + parere ‘come into view’.

Preparation of the place
The prerequisite of appearance
This Earth is an apparatus
My body is an apparatus
I am is what appears, finding You in you.

My apparatus knows only
Mechanically;
I know it, it does not know me.

An inch of time

Time is money
An exchange
A measurement
Specific to place

Love is
A promise
Indefinable, a
Universal match

Love spends time
Lust spends money

Lust seems to waste time
Love seems to waste money

Appearances, ignored appearances,
What would you call them
Other than ignorance?

Closing the closest door ….
In their dark

Is the only Closeness
Ignorance knows

Luckily closing a closed door
Trying to move it at all,
Simply opens it, even more

Eventually.