One sits on a desert sand dune,
Yet through the silence something throbs
and gleams ..."
Antoine Saint-Exupery in "The Little Prince"
It seems to be a matter of approach ... this desert experience.
Is my heart full of hope or fear?
Do I curl up to protect myself or open myself to new experiences?
Do I confuse alone and lonely?
Do I fall prey to panic
or do I unclench my fist and my mind and receive the wisdom the desert has to offer?
Am I restlessly looking to the future or am fully conscious and attentive to NOW?
Do I retreat, stand still, or move forward?
Am I frustrated and angry when I walk in circles
or can I consider the acti
May the desert reveal its wisdom.
May you be open to receive its grace.
May we all be blessed.