The bottomless courage of the heart

062813 UCSF Mt Zion - In the Meditation Room
“The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.”
Blaise Pascal

Bottomless courage of the heart
Is discovered in the moments when the bottom falls out
Sometimes it happens in an instant
Sometimes months and months
Discovery of the bottom occurs as the movement is down
And down
Keep going down and no bottom is found
Hence the bottomless and no solid ground
The heart holds itself and everything else
On the trip down
As the heart sees or feels the sides and keeps going down
And down
And the heart holds on to courage
Courage of the heart is to be in the bottomless
And hold on
And find courage to bounce
Or arise or rise up
The bottomless courage of the heart
Is discovered on the way down
And formed on the way up
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Gerry Avatar

One response to “The bottomless courage of the heart”

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    Mary S

    Profound, Gerry. You have lived it. Are living it. You have courage beyond measure. By living each day, searching for answers and sharing what you find. You are not alone.

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