The Longing Look
"The eyes are the windows..."
Inner peace, authentic presence, a calm mastery of life:
all desirable, but are they possible?
The Longing Look guides those
on return journey home,
and longing to
Somewhere in our minds we know that this world we live in, is not home to us.. There is a deep and inexpressible longing inside to find and return to our true home. Yet every morning the world we see is still there. We long to be truly at home in it. To be what we truly are. To manifest 'home' right now.
The stress of life can be like a fog in the mind, in which we lose our bearings on this journey home. Our deepest longing has the power to re-set our course, melting away the stress from our face. Interpreting situations not according to who we think we are, but according to what we truly are, we can turn the tables on life and master it.
"Saving power is gaining power." There are many tried and tested paths to re-gaining our power. Three entry points are offered here:
Formless meditation and silent walking are the core practice of centuries of Oriental wisdom. Meditation is openness, to yourself and the world. It asks for the courage of a warrior. The reward is alignment with your inner being, melting away stress, and cleansing your eyes to look with second sight.
"Where does the world come from?" "What is the meaning of life?" Asking the fundamental questions about life can lead you to clarity and a different perspective of life. The Celtic tradition of Anam Cara (lit: soul friend) frames the insights gathered in mutual inquiry and spiritual friendship.