Kafka on stillness

I have left my corporate job recently and have been on a mini retirement mainly exploring and embracing emptiness from a buddhist perspective (or as my husband puts it, doing not much πŸ™‚ ). I am reading books on stillness and non-doing like E. Slingerland’s Trying Not To Try and H.D. Thoreau‘s Walden.

Kafka is right, you don’t need to do anything, go anywhere – instead slow down, stay still, emptiness will come and wash through you, don’t escape like you always do, don’t try to fill it – face it instead, let it fill your heart and discover that it’s a veil, yet another illusion behind which is a delightful fullness *insert Mona Lisa smiley*

About nomadoftheuniverse

Nomad of the Universe, nobody special, Buddhist, student of Ram Dass. I write about happiness, meaning and spirituality. My book on Love Addiction is out on Amazon now.
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2 Responses to Kafka on stillness

  1. Shame on your husband! A lovely post.

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