The Way Of The Way 239

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean.” — Rumi

We are not a separate entity in an overwhelmingly huge universe, we are the universe.

Whether a finite part or the whole thing is of little matter unless we forget we are both.

Every morning I awaken from peaceful sleep-death, where every-thing is before it is and time does not exist, and slowly transition from being one with everything to the finite being I identify as my self. As a self, everything is in constant change and I am an aspect of the universe unfolding. Soon enough, I again transition to peaceful sleep-death. When in finite form and not oblivious of my true nature, one with everything, makes for a wonderful day as everyday is my birthday, the first and last day of my finite life.