Today Susan and I ate lunch together.
We shared our lives, our thoughts, our pondering, so many things.
I ate a veggie burger.
She ate a turkey burger.
We both ate coleslaw and sipped water.
We laughed so hard people six tables over
raised their eyebrows and
Did we cry?
We spoke of spiritual matters
because, of course, all of life
is a spiritual matter.
Although we Minds like to divide it neatly
Although, truly they are One.
At one intersection of the flowing conversation road
we spoke of decisions, of wanting to know which way to turn.
Because I am rested from a Pause,
turning to the area
below the belly-button.
Here’s what we might do when we
don’t know what to do.
Breathe deeply with our attention
one inch below the belly button
keeping the attention squarely there.
Now ask your question, your indecision,
to the Universe.
Let the answer come from below your belly button,
to that place beneath words.
Let the answer arise as a knowing,
beneath the mind’s churning,
because that’s what Minds do best in their
She asked her question.
The belly button answered.
It’s always good when the belly button answers,