6:53am Sunrise over LA from Mar Vista

Often, we try to run away from feeling. And, as we avoid feeling—in a kind of “spiritual bypass”—we cannot plunge into oceanic Oneness. We get stuck between the surface and the deep and can’t touch the Divine Depths. What we really need to do is to feel so deeply that we reach the Universal. To know the wholeness that is beneath our experience of brokenness. To see the pearl caressing the grain of sand.   …Jane Bolton

Often, we try to run away from feeling. And, as we avoid feeling—in a kind of “spiritual bypass”—we cannot plunge into oceanic Oneness. We get stuck between the surface and the deep and can’t touch the Divine Depths. What we really need to do is to feel so deeply that we reach the Universal. To know the wholeness that is beneath our experience of brokenness. To see the pearl caressing the grain of sand.   …Jane Bolton