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“A Magical Moonlight Dance”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: “Ilona stood several yards from the tent, backdropped by stenciled birches, framed on either side by boulders whose gray emanations made them seem like fallen pieces of the moon. Her arms extended above her head, hands placed together, thumbs hooked. The moonlight flecked her body unevenly: deeply shading the place below […]

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“Diamond Moments”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: …those rare moments, exalted and divine, when people find themselves relieved of bodily burdens, of care, of doubt, of opposition, and afloat in sacred peace. Such moments may come while one stands mesmerized by the ocean waves meeting the beach in late brilliance under the afternoon sun: as the monolithic boulders, […]

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“Joy Within”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: “Eternity and Joy had not disappeared but only retreated into deep sanctuary. Like precious holy texts which, in an act of sacrilege (for he had gathered together the sacred instruments and scriptures), he had carried deep into the bowels of his being, into caves, down precipitous flights of stairs, along tortuous […]

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“Living in Light”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: “For, as I looked up at the clouds, I knew they carried a vital message which my intuition had to be sharp enough to decipher. It appeared to me that these sky-floating massifs spoke of the difference between mere existence and true life: of what it means to associate oneself with […]

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“Love As Music”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: “Romance—and physical contact formed the pith of romance to the youth—was a matter of timelessness; one had to forget the world and time and lose oneself in the worship, the divine magic, of the loved one. One had to fall deeply into a trance of childlike discovery, encountering and appreciating each […]

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“Santa Cruz Coastline”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: “Oceans move like immense lovers, with gentle, quiet, smooth undulations, which one cannot see coming; they rise from somewhere deep; they swell; they pick up mass and force; they move irreversibly, relentlessly onward, then they crest, break, and explode; they spume skywards and they are gone. This morning the waves moved […]

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“The Path”

Excerpt from “Remembering Eternity”: “After forty years of working hard at the problem, I have finally begun to understand at least the basics of what many wise souls have been trying to tell their fellow human beings over the ages. All these masters of the highest science, spirituality, though they spoke in different metaphors and […]

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