Natural wakefulness

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What then is our path, and what the manner of our flight? This is not a journey for the feet; Feet bring us only from land to land; nor need you think of a coach or a ship to carry you away;

All this order of things you must set aside and refuse to look at: Instead, you must close the eyes and call upon another vision which is to be waked within you, a vision, the birth-right of all, which few turn to use.

Plotinus, philosopher 204 – 270, The Enneads, 1.6.

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2 thoughts on “Natural wakefulness

  1. Karl, your daily posts continue to inspire and comfort me at a difficult time for my family and I often go on to find out more from the quotes you so caringly select. Thank you for your tireless work!

    1. Thank you Monica for your comment. It is nice to hear from those who read the blog and I am glad that some of the words are a support at this time and prompt you to read some more,


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