union with God

I woke up

In the middle of the night

And went looking

For all that I possessed.

I saw my thoughts

Coming and going as they pleased,

My children claiming

What I once thought was mine

And love escaping

Through my heart’s pocket.

Nothing I own is mine

When I have dissolved

Inside the mind of the divine.

So I went back to sleep,

Mineless.

At sunrise,

I am baptized in the Infinite Ocean of Love.

At midday,

I sit on my cushion and disappear into Emptiness.

By nightfall,

I have climbed the eight limbs

To rest in Shiva’s bosom.

And that’s not the end of it.

No, not the end of it.

Sometimes I am up at midnight,

And if you peek inside the window of my soul,

You will likely see me

Whirling nonstop to the instruments of Love.

To be at peace is to fulfill the highest purpose – union with God,

Express the greatest act – Love,

And to maintain the best behavior – nonattachment.

When you come face-to-face with God,

One of the first things It does is to smash your timepiece to smithereens,

So that you lose all concept of time.

To be with God is to be without time.