A rose by any other name would seem so sweet. This excerpt from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is beneficial in our inquiry into conscious living. However, a word through expressed interpretation or definition of any person, situation or thing limits active presence and conscious expansion. Thus, the brain confuses us through labels that represent a given reality. But, these words are ultimately insignificant to a person that is consciously living in the isness of now.
Shakespeare could easily have written a word by any other name would seem so sweet. It is apparent that Shakespeare’s written works share philosophical perception into living life beyond mind generated details. Perhaps, he understood the ultimate futility of any word in labeling something. Let’s consider that words or definitions of anything do not actually change or affect the isness (beingness) of something. A stepping stone to conscious awakening lies within this insight. Continue reading