Monday, October 17, 2005

On Listening

A Meditation by Anthony de Mello

"Every word,
every image
used for God
is a distortion
more than a

"Then how
does one
speak of God?"

"Through Silence."

"Why, then, do you
speak in words?"

At that
the Master
laughed uproariously.
He said,
"When I speak,
you mustn't listen
to the words,
my dear.
Listen to
the Silence."

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