God as I Know – 03 : Through the eyes of an Assimilator

Motley
I am an assimilator. From the towering Alps to the depth of the Atlantic, I have traveled through the ages and observed Nature in her various moods. I have drowned myself in the beauty of Earth, reveled in her fury, danced in her rains and snowfalls alike, basked in her sunshine and read her Writ. I am humbled before Her boundless grace, her love, her compassion, her acceptance, her tolerance and her beauty. All around me, I see her manifestations and through these I have assimilated all her innocence and her purity. Innocence is all around - we just need to spread our arms wide and accept innocence in all its myriad aspects. From the pellucid water of the lakes, to the blue seas, white sands, dark clouds, snow-white peaks,…
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God As I Know – 02 : Through the eyes of a Space Explorer

Motley
16-April-2009************ To,The Human Race. Subject: God As I Know - Through the eyes of a Space Explorer Nothingness. Infinity. Void. I have been travelling through the marrow of Nothingness and on the periphery of the Infinite for ages. How long, you ask? Long enough, I should say. In Earthly terms, probably a lot more than thousands of days and nights. However for me, or rather for what I am now and in the places I go, time has no meaning. In the course of my sojourns, I have discovered that darkness and light are the one and same. Nothingness is what our Universe is all about. Nothingness is what all matter or non-matter is all about. I, like my space capsule or like my neighboring asteroid, am a floatsam in…
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God As I Know – 01 : Through the Eyes of A Desert Nomad

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Throughout my life, I have seen Mother Earth in her most furious and destructive moods as well as in her noblest and most benevolent moods. I have seen her constancy, I have been wonder-struck by her unimaginable beauty, I have admired her divine art, and I have reveled in her cyclical anomalies. I have walked the flat surface along with my tribe - I have trudged the sandy flats. Vast featureless landscapes as far as the eyes can see. I have climbed the rocky desert mountains - where only me, the rocks, mother Earth and the Sun talk to each other. Like an anvil the heat beats my head and pounds the rocks. Even the proud rocks are afraid to utter a single sound lest they invoke the wrath of…
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The Line

The Line

Motley
I have always been fascinated by the unparalled beauty of the first dimension. Yes, I am talking about the line. The fact that an entity can extend in diametrically opposite directions towards infinity from a central point has been a central point of my existence. When I was a kid, my dad would come back from office and often find me either drawing a straight line or staring very intently at a line segment I had drawn. "Look, Daddy .. here's a line I have drawn". I would proudly show him a near perfect line I had drawn. "Very good", he would say and smiled appreciatively. I would get motivated and tried rendering still more accurate lines. One fine day, he pointed out "What you have drawn is actually not…
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Break Free

Break Free

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Break free and run. Tear off the shackles. These were the thoughts running through my head after I saw the Dog. I was on my way from Karunamoyee to Technopolis. The traffic suddenly slowed down because the 3-lane road converged to 2-lanes - the middle lane was empty. We all looked at the middle lane, wondering why, when suddenly I saw the Cause. It was a Dog. Running like hell. Right through the middle of the road. Without any thought, any fear, any apprehension - totally focused on a destination whatever it might have been - the dog streaked by. The supreme indifference with which the Dog treated the nearby traffic was a visual delight. The dog had broken free and had torn off all the shackles. It ran like…
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