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One of the Secrets of Life

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A lot of people say the spiritual path is a difficult one to walk, requiring all kinds of discipline, sacred rituals and renunciation. I don't think so.

All we really need to do is look up, raise our eyes to what is already before us and behold.

And while this is one the simplest of actions a human being could ever hope to take, it requires an uncommon letting go, a dislocation from space and time, a sudden dropping of all those coins we never thought of throwing in the wishing well of our own delight.

Off in the distance? Church bells ringing and no one getting married on this the most perfect day of the year, cool breeze blowing.

How could they, those mythical lovers of our own interior world, marveling as they were at a sight so enchanting they had no time left to invite anyone at all to the grand celebration, not even their best friends, and, besides, absolutely nothing of what I'm saying matters in the least, since everyone they would have invited was already there -- alive, awake, amazed and throwing their outstretched arms to the sky, gospel souls on fire, dancing!

That is, of course, if you call being pulled by the invisible strings of love "dancing."

Mitch Ditkoff is a poet and innovation provocateur -- the Co-Founder of Idea Champions and the author of Full Moon at Sunrise, a book of poetry inspired by the message of Prem Rawat.

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