Beauty is never seen, but every object is its footprint; love is never felt, but every feeling is its face; understanding is never known, but every thought shines with its light.
All that is known is ‘experiencing’, and whatever it is that knows ‘experiencing’ is utterly, intimately one with it. In fact, it is not even ‘one with’ it, for there are not really two things there – ‘experiencing’ and ‘the knowing of it’ – to be one with each other. There is just the indivisible, …
“In this meditation, we investigate our search for happiness. We discover that happiness does not depend on circumstances but instead only on that which takes place in our mind and heart. To experience continuous peace and happiness is to say ‘yes’ to our current circumstances, and ‘yes’ is a choice we make moment to moment. Happiness is what we are, not what we do. ”
From the seven day retreat at Buckland Hall, Wales. Spring 2019.
Guillaume Néry’s 12 minute short film.
2019-04-20 Francis Dialogue