Haiku – find your middle ground

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Without testing life
We cannot prove anything.
Reach to new limits
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Live beyond the knowing
Wonder at the unveiling.
Break free from within.
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Take time for stillness
Seek balance in Yin with Yang.
Find your Middle Ground

 

These words came to me today as I realized that much of our lives are played out in what is known and the expectations of those around us.

How can we live beyond the knowing? By stepping out of our comfort zone and trusting that there are new limits to explore. To embrace the wonder beyond the knowing.

It doesn’t begin with more activity, the setting of goals and targets. These are the Yang aspects of life. It begins with setting aside time to be in stillness. To be with our thoughts and discovering the deeper, hidden parts of our being. This is where Yin resides.

In Yin we find the place beyond thought. The knowing that is within us all, that wants to break free.

Namaste

31 thoughts on “Haiku – find your middle ground

  1. Without testing of life how will we know what we are capable of?

    Some of the most tested lives throughout history change mankind drastically.

    Having hardship is not suffering

    Look at Mandela, Mother Theresa and Lincoln

    In the face of adversity they did miraculous things

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  2. I woke up today with thoughts of comfort zone and how a positive clarity too sometimes puts us out of our comfort, just because it is unfamiliar space to be in. I love and agree with what you say – to trust and embrace the wonder beyond our knowing. Loved your poem too.

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