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Breached Horizons[1]

The Old Paths are Too Well Trodden[2]

Beyond the Farthest Tracks of any Domestic Beast my

Way Leads me – into a place for which I know No Names[3]

I’m not sure where I am Going but it is somewhere Other than where I Am[4]

Once they’re on the Road, they’ll begin to get some sense of Where it can Take them[5]

Communing with the Source, Travel the Pathways – Embrace the Territory & Treasure the Road[6]

The End he is born to serve yet does not see Leads him to Escape by an Unseen Path … When

The Moment comes for him to obey the call, he Turns Aside – Obeying a Wayward Instinct[7]

“What is the Way?” “Go!” – “Where is the Way?” “Begin Walking it!”[8]

The Horizon Leans Forward offering you space to place New Steps[9]

The Way I have Embarked on is Now my One and All[10]

[1] Vera S. Flandorf, Things that Never Were

[2] J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

[3] Wendell Berry, Testament

[4] Jenny Browne, Too Late to Stop Now

[5] Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

[6] Dongshan Liangjie tr. SF Zen Center, Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi

[7] James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

[8] Ummon, quoted by Philip Kapleau, Zen: Merging of East and West

[9] Maya Angelou,On the Pulse of Morning

[10] Hermann Hesse tr. Richard & Clara Winston, Magister Ludi

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