We are heavily socially conditioned beings, but if we stay aware,

we can think outside the box without rocking the boat.

The notion of time and the linear way we calculate it is an artificial man-

made idea. Chronological order according to this theory makes us old

after we are young, puts undeveloped before developed, makes being

late punishable and being early admirable.


Native peoples, on the other hand, see time as a dreaming circle in

which stars and seasons show us how we and the natural world approach

death. Death is a glorious moment of recognition not something to

shudder about.


We can become obsessed with clocktime one step after another,

convinced about its irreversibility, living in its tyranny, but if we step

outside the mind, beyond the visual field into the invisible, it is no

longer important.

look within

Awareness out in the field requires no ideas or theories. It is reality and

magic thrives there. So, please go beyond all this visual paraphernalia

for a little time each day and learn to long for the beginning that

physical death will bring to your personal energy.

It is release. It is moving on to the next stage of the process of spiritual






Images courtesy of Mariko Kinoshita and Linden Thorp