Lose Your Head, Find Your Heart
My Dutch musician friend who found that Seeing helped her overcome debilitating self-consciousness (I wrote about her in the last Reflections) also mentioned that when she sees she has no head, her attention drops down into her heart. She describes it as looking from her heart. I’ve heard other friends say something similar: “When you lose your head you find your heart.”
Keep losing your head, keep finding your heart.
Kabir says: I will tell you
The secret of love.
The weaver does not weave it,
nor is it grown in the fields,
yet love is for sale in the market.
Go there now: king or beggar,
anyone can afford it,
your money stays in your pocket.
What do you exchange for love?
Kabir says: lose no time,
cut off your head
and take love in return.
(From Stepping Into Brilliant Air
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