My Own Understanding

As for my own understanding:

my own understanding, seeing, hasn’t freed from me from anything, at least not the things of life that have caused me to suffer. I am not enlightened. If anything, some wounds are felt more deeply, intimate in a sense of their belonging, with no rush to mask or send away. I sit with emotional pain as a friend would keep company to any loved one who’s in need, seeing myself as my own best comfort —…

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eric mccarty

eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student