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Light Go On -- Part XI -- Presents

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Great Spirit
faith is the right word
faith came into my life
brought into my life by you
and I have faith that
you will bring me
more presents

thank you for the last one

can't wait for the next one

what new presents are you going to bring me, my lover?

each moment you give me a new present...
in my wisdom
I now see the art of
living in the moment...
letting go of the past...
keeping my mind and my eyes afresh...

what new fresh things
get to be presented
to me in this moment?
I've got my eyes wide open...
I milk the moment for all its worth...
and when its over...

I let go...

moving forward to the next moment...

what a beautiful way I live my life

Great spirit
there's a part of me that feels threatened sometimes
and when I feel threatened, I brace up inside...
all the times I have felt threatened in my life
have created an accumulation of tension and anticipation...

So I ask the intelligence of the universe to
radiate this tension with light
and dissolve it from my consciousness now
here it is...
its not me...
I embrace it ...
you transform it...
this is our agreement...
this is how we resurrect our bodies...

Great Spirit
show me the foundation
of feeling offended...
where did this come from?
what is its origin...
through feeling...

Mother, take it easy
slow down...
just relax...
its not such a big deal...
your taking life way too seriously

My God,
God!
I have learned to take life way too seriously
most of us have...
what if there was nothing serious about it?
and we lived that big
with that much vision...

I've been taking my life way too seriously

Intelligence of the universe
show me through feeling
the emotional aspect of myself
with its thousands of layers
taking life so seriously...
back to the point of conception...

burn this out of my cellular memory

it has exhausted me
worn me out...
so frustrated...
so overwhelmed...

where did I learn this?

Maybe its not me...

Maybe its not mine...

I put on this old cloak
thinking it was me...

now I give it back...
all the worries
all the fears
all the taking life so seriously...

I'm looking at you with
observer consciousness...

I feel you...

and I don't want to wear you anymore...

you've cloaked my true nature...

sweetness --

playfulness --

loving...

not attached...
and yet...
embracing life deeply and fully

suffering comes with attachment...
it seizes us from the moment
and plunks us into the past

faith embodies trust
free of attachment
there in the moment

Oh, look at what a great present you have given me...
and I get to play with this present...
enjoy it...
ravish it...
embrace its presence so deeply
with the wholeness of my being...
and you're in charge of giving this present to me...
and taking it away...
thank god I'm not in charge here...
never really was...
thank you for taking the present away...

I can't wait for the next one...

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