always at home

Last night, we drove to Berkeley with friends for an evening with Rupert Spira.

He’s been traveling rather nonstop, yet he seemed fresh, relaxed, bright.

It reminded me of a conversation with him at dinner at a retreat last year. Someone asked him–after recent international travel and several full days of teaching–“Aren’t you tired?”

Rupert responded, “No, not at all.” He seemed mildly surprised at the question.

“How can that be?” the other person asked.

“I’m always at home,” he replied softly.

© Amrita Skye Blaine, 2012
(photo from his website)

5 thoughts on “always at home

  1. rabi'a neeno

    Thank you for this… a reminder of this possibility when we are in the midst of getting settled here in Cairo. After apartment hunting and long hot days,sometimes a thought occurs to want to be settled and home here. Realize I am always home. Nice.

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