VOICES OF HOPE
THE MATTER OF PROSPERITY
By Audrey Hope

 

 

THE MATTER OF PROSPERITY

Undeceive yourself.
For riches, you must go beyond the world,
Above a mountain of things,
In the silence of “not wanting.”

DESIRELESSNESS IS THE HIGHEST BLISS.

The greatest freedom—
To stand naked,
 Exposed to the winds and rains of life,
Flowing with its offerings,
Obeying the call of the moment.
Awake to all of it,
Saved from the slavery of wanting.

The transcention.
Discipline my weak mind,
(The cause of suffering),
Addicted to thinking a new-age science,
That measures my worth by what I attract
Judging how I am doing
 By where I sit in my dreams.

A happiness that depends on something is a lost quest.
It takes the rhythm out of true peace,
Where instead it is…
Beyond needing anything of this world.

Audrey Hope is the spiritual counselor at Passages Rehab in Malibu, and host/producer of REAL WOMEN, an international award-winning talk show dedicated to life-altering perspectives. Please visit www.hopesrealwomen.com


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