2014/07/26 Leave a comment
Originally posted on Mirrors of Encounters:
Since we can´t handle Now, we strenuously turn this present moment into a
remote ideal. Our now-s become unfailingly something to be reached instead of
something to live.
The only thing we do is creating distance. Distance to anything.
Distance to Now, to who we are – above all, distance to Life itself.
This distance between life and idea is Fear.
Can you see that?
Fearing who we are, we resent all direct encounters,
including the encounter with ourselves.
Invariably, we end up interpreting everything …
We raise thus insurmountable barriers between us and the thing or person
we painstakingly interpret…
In most cases, interpretation means punctually misinterpretation.
As our ideas are wrong, how could we get it right…?
Instead of living, we obsessively keep interpreting …
Related articles: http://julienmatei.com/2012/08/31/distance-is-our-name/