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Daily Inspiration — Without Direction

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There's no merit in my practice and no shame.
Mental focus is worth nor of plaudit nor blame.
Meditation, more than virtue, is its own reward.
I live for life's sake and my practice--the same.

"I contain multitudes" but do we accord?
Elusive, the places where dreams are explored
I would not my wild impulse extinguish or tame
And I'm grateful to never be bored.

A seeker of truth plays a dangerous game
My soul in pursuit of a wavering flame
A tortuous path leads ever onward toward
No virtue, no prize I might claim.

No achievement amassed, nothing to hoard,
May my pride be vanquished by its own sword.

-- Josh Mitteldorf

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Josh Mitteldorf, a senior editor at OpEdNews, blogs on aging at http://JoshMitteldorf.ScienceBlog.com. Read how to stay young at http://AgingAdvice.org.
Educated to be an astrophysicist, he has branched out from there to mathematical (more...)
 

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