Addicted to be lost in translation

We are addicted to being lost in translation. Even when we passionately seek the Truth, we lose ourselves in overthinking and language. These are familiar, convenient, and very enticing.

We deny ourselves the dimension of revelation and divine grace. We dismiss the possibility of effortless understanding. We don’t accept as valid the knowledge provided by just being without doing. It is not proprietary, it is not ours. We’re not interested.

Because many aspects of the unknown are revealed through our own effort and doing, we compulsively think that the entire mystery of existence will be revealed through effort and doing. And here’s the catch: The Ultimate Mystery can only be “known” through revelation, and that occurs when the seeker drops any effort, any doing at the most subtle level, which resides beyond intention.