The ego is the first illusion that that becomes the foundation of separateness from the whole of all unto which must be overcome into order for the mind to immerse itself fully in the space of the point. There is a longing for this state of unity and so the denial brought on by false illusion creates pain, pain of hunger and thirst that is never quite satisfied.
The Self, the true self, that which transcends ego and is the star is called forth and placed center to heart and mind from the point where all of existence meets. This crossroads is the gateway around which all mysteries are, a gateway who’s key, door, light, and essence is embodied in the spirit, flesh, and mind that is I.
The feet are clothed in the dust of divine truth and rooted in the land of blood, bone, and flesh; and the Crown of Truth is forged in the fires of the earth, quenched by the heart waters, and resounded into the vibratory word of creation at the place where the two meet. The bridge between the jewels upon the brow and the dirt underfoot is known simultaneously and is the sum of life.
“Lost in a thicket bare-foot upon a thorned path.