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To Remember You Must Forget

You are one,
or so you think!
You have one body,
you have one mind,
but to put on a new dress
you must take off the old.

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This City Has No Roads

When you are in despair
like a dolphin high on a beach
its navigation system broken down
with no possibility of repair.
Now, give up!

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Remember Yourself

With proper education and rehabilitation of our mind, we can bring about great awareness. In Arabic it is dhikr. The root of this word means to remember. What is meant by 'remember'? It means remember yourself, take stock: in other words, if you freeze the action of this complex dynamic in one photographic frame, for one second, it makes you concentrate on it, be aware of it, see it as it is. When awareness occurs in the mental zone, the intellect begins to shed its own spontaneous light onto it. This is fikr, to reflect or think. It is discrimination.

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There Is Nothing Other Than Yourself

Actions and reactions, and thought and action, are not separate. They are directly interrelated. You cannot say, 'I fooled them'. You have only fooled yourself. There is nothing other than yourself. Thousands of people throughout the ages, people of self-knowledge, have reached the same conclusion. And until one reaches that conclusion, one is baffled by the world outside.

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