As Wu Hsin noted,


There is force, awake, aware and vital

that is the primary element in all that is.

It is in each thing only to the extent that is required.

Wu Hsin calls it the Flow,


the seat of Knowing and Acting.

It is an outside agency,

something beyond the mind.

The sky is both on

the inside and the outside of a kettle,

the Flow is both inside and outside all.


Remove the attention from

what is personal and

what reveals itself is the Flow,

the Source,

without which

neither light nor darkness

could be cognized.


For anything to be said to be alive,

there must be something that enlivens.

This is the Flow.


For anything to be known

there must first be a function of Knowing.

This is the Flow.


Adyashanti adds that:


When you get out of the driver’s seat, you find that life can drive itself, that actually life has always been driving itself.


When you get out of the driver’s seat, it can drive itself so much easier –

it can flow in ways you never imagined.

Life becomes almost magical.


Even without the almost!


The illusion of the “me” is no longer in the way.


Life begins to flow, and you never know

where it will take you.


As Darryl Bailey noted,


This is our reality, always moving to different expressions, forever displaying various appearances viewed as opposites. But they’re not opposites: they’re the many faces of one dynamic.

Waking up to this essential flow doesn’t get rid of it, nor the difficulties of it,

but unnecessary struggles and confusions will fall away

if it’s realized that this is life’s natural expression.

Ramesh Balsekar has the last word:


Life and living is a flow, and if we acceptthat flow and get into that flow,

life can be tremendously simple.



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