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Holidays and Holiness

December 26, 2018

David Whyte wrote this, China Isler surfaced it, and I am thrilled to share this with you (highlights are mine)—

Holiness is the center that holds all peripheries; the pure internal absence that makes sense of everyone who comes to visit; the hidden ground beneath feet always running to look for gifts, the held note of a song that leaves a chapel silent or the stopped listener still and attentive in the busiest, most glittering street.

Holiness is the deep internal, cathedral space where nothing is allowed to happen, thus allowing all other things to happen, a gravitational field of invitation and gathering and a radical letting alone, of family, of food, of perspectives, what is wanted is reached through letting go, by giving up on willed perfection.

—- Lots to chew on there.

Let’s do.

And let’s meet here again tomorrow.

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