Easter, Liber: exercise 2

If you stand with your nose on the ‘Night Watch’, you see a blob, a smudge, a stroke. Certainly not a painting to write home about. It only becomes that if you distance yourself from it.

Likewise with us. With what or who we are. As long as we get too close to ourselves, pretending that we could be both the writer of, and the player in, our own life story, that story won’t come to life. It doesn’t dance, it doesn’t sing. No matter how much noise or movement it makes.

The Easter story tells: to become your story, you must first die of it.

Perhaps the Liber method can help you with that. This guided meditation will guide you through it in a – relaxing – half hour.

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