Place of Refuge

Place of Refuge

25 April 2010


Our bodies
Are the avatars
That we have chosen to occupy
While we live out this lifetime
On this domain called

Our bodies embody
And imitate
The divide that occurred
When the All
That is God/Allah/Yahwey
Felt the desire
To see Him/Herself

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness
And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air,
And over the cattle, and over all the earth,
And over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him;
Male and female created he them.

Male and female, for the male and female embody
The two parts that God had to assume in order to be able
To see God.

Our physical bodies are the imitation
Of the instant of creation,

Which is the instant

Of division

Within our physical bodies, too,
There are two sides –
Two sides of our brains;
Two sides of our beings.
We each contain two
And at the center of the two
Is a shimmering essence
Like a mirror

And if we can find that mirror,
And look in that mirror,
We can see ourselves in our

That mirror is the soul.

That mirror is in the center
Of the mind.

This concept is so simple, yet
So complex:

We live in a world that is
Continually imitating
The Original Act of Creation
And the essence of
The Original Act of Creation
Is division:
Division necessitated by Desire,
Desire to observe
In our perfection.

At our very cores,
We understand
That this is what we
As humans, on this glorious earth
Are trying to do.

We are trying to enact what God sought to do
At the moment of contraction
And division,
That is:
We are here to help God see himself,
His totality
In the creation she produced for that very reason.

We can be deceived
By false mirrors:
Lakes, and shopping center windows,
And full length slightly
Distorted mirrors
Nailed to our bedroom doors.

We can be deceived
And led to believe
That the image of God is embodied
In the exterior of our bodies,
When in fact our outer form is only
The exterior part of the apparatus,
The avatar,
Fitted with the necessary exterior
Accessories to help us live
On Earth
As we attempt to see
All of God.

All of God is not
In your bedroom mirror;
All of God resides
Within you.

Your body is a sacred temple
Designed to help you explore
The creation God made
When he sought to
Create himself.

Your body imitates
The moment of creation
Your body is
The moment of creation
If you let it be so.

There's another part to this:
The body's relationship with
The Earth.
Because Earth, too,
Is part of the imitation of the moment of Creation
Earth is continually creating
Tearing down,
Creating again.

Like us, every day.

Dare I say that the Earth and the Sun
Are bodies, too,
Organisms created
In divisible parts
To imitate and perpetuate
The moment of the
Initial Creation
For as long is it might take
For us all to figure out that that is what's going on.
That's why we're here:
To acknowledge the
And Supremacy
Of the Entirety
That, in a moment of weakness, got it into its head (before it even had a head) that it
wanted to behold itself.


Xavius said...

please I figured this out this before I found the page I would like to talk . I'm xæ☺

Makropoulos said...

Hi Xavius. Nice to meet you. It's always nice to know I'm not the only one in the world who thinks about stuff like this. Are you on Facebook? Makropoulos has an FB page; it's called "Makro Makropoulos"
I'd be happy to talk through that!