Friday, April 24, 2015

The Lost and Found

The "lost and found" is a unique location where the past meets the present and awaits a future. An item that was once missing from the past shows up again in the present moment to be repossessed - until one's possession is lost again in the annals of time by another forgetful misstep, or through outdated utility, or through death.

Then the famous phrase from Amazing Grace:
"I once was lost but now I'm found."

What was lost? In this case it would be more appropriate to say that "I once forgot, but now I remember."

And then the phrase people often speak when comforting someone whose loved one has died. "I am sorry for your loss."

In actuality, nothing is ever lost nor is it ever found, because the entire energy of life is in constant flux. One can't "lose" anything because it is in constant motion transforming into new energy patterns. One can't "find" anything because it is intangibly moving into something new in every microsecond (even if we perceive these patterns as "real" or "solid"). 

Relaxing into what we perceive as birth-death-rebirth gives existence a smoother feel instead of a rough ride. Every moment is a new creation and an opportunity to become at one with this essence.

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