He said: It’s like an opening occurs, we emerge, and we’re a part of this. Then, at end, another opening happens, we go through, and we’re not apart from this.
He said: So this guy suddenly becomes enlightened. Next day, he and his wife disagree on something, maybe dishes weren’t done, and they squabble, unpleasant things are said. Enlightenment? Squabble? What’s the difference?
So too, is occurs, time before birth, time after birth — time before death, time after death — what’s the difference?
We are a part of this.
We are not apart from this.
Can we emerge into this and, still, at final absorption, be no different than this, at the same instant?
(Distinguishing no distinction.)
There’s no knowing. So, don’t know.
we’ll — look here —
evening passes and morning comes, this lovely Juneteenth!