Burnaby / Toronto
Rene is a young seeker who describes himself as a “free soul.” His free soul-ness has recently brought him to Krishna. I handed him a set of japa meditation beads. He left his set in Mexico where he resides. Vancouver is a stop-over. Next he’ll be in Japan. Free soul for sure.
He came to my door at 4:00 a.m. after a rain-full walk on steep Royal Oak. Outside my door I heard a strange sound, something like a dog had come from a swim and was shaking off the water. That was Rene jiggling rain off his umbrella. Then I heard his knock on the door.
Precious guy! He’s serious about his spirituality and has been asking questions galore since I came to British Columbia. But now I’m leaving and I hope Rene will remain in touch.
I left Vancouver in the dark at 7:30 a.m., and arrived in Toronto just before the sun goes into hiding at this time of year. At 4:00 p.m. he was slowly descending. The stay in Vancouver was fine. Being home is fine, especially with Ugresh offering the best massage for a pair of legs that have been unsteady (knee challenge) since New Year’s.
A kind fellow in Vancouver handed me an excerpt from the American woman known as “The Peace Pilgrim,” who had walked the U.S. almost seven times before her death in a car accident. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Pilgrim
“All of a sudden I felt uplifted, more uplifted than I had ever been.” She said this one morning while walking. “I knew a oneness with the rest of creation… And most wonderful of all a oneness with that which permeates all and binds all together and gives life to all. A oneness with that which many would call God.”
May the Source be with you!