Our existence as embodied beings is purely momentary; what are a hundred years in eternity? But if we shatter the chains of egotism, and melt into the ocean of humanity, we share its dignity. To feel that we are something is to set up a barrier between God and ourselves; to cease feeling that we are something is to become one with God.
Excerpt from Dass, Ram. “Be Here Now (Enhanced Edition).” HarperCollins, 2010-10-26. iBooks.
shabbat shalom, jen