Gifts with No Giver

a love affair with truth

Author: Daniel Erway (Nirmala)
Published: 1999
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,042 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,231
Added to site: 2009.02.10 23405
License: by-nc-nd

A free collection of nondual spiritual poetry written from the heart by Nirmala, who is a spiritual teacher in the Advaita tradition. This spiritual poetry attempts to capture the undying presence of love in all of its forms, so let your soul be deeply touched by the Rumi-like words of a lover drunk with passion for the truth.

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to cushion a fall
yet we pursue idle distractions
while tripping on obstacles in our path

there is a silent voice behind the words
there is a quiet source of every thought
listen without your ears
ponder without your mind
rest your senses and your sense
for just one moment of this stillness
will sustain and uphold you forever

it is here
in the breath
it is here
in the stillness between breaths
it is here
in the active mind
it is here
in the resting mind
it is here
in the dream's panorama
it is here
in each moment of awakening
it is here
when all is well
it is here
when fear has nothing left to fear
even then
there is pure noticing  
even then
there is no need for doing
no frantic searching
can find the obvious
no seeking needed
to find that which seeks
it is here
where it can never be lost
or found

where does willingness come fr

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