Everyone Is Made of Gold

by Jeff Rockwell
Cover photo by Jampa Dorje
36 pages, 2005


The spiritual path is not more thinking about thinking.

The spiritual path is not more beliefs about believing.


The spiritual path begins when we get enamored with freedom mesmerized by love.


The spiritual path begins when we disappear inside our own experiences.


The spiritual path begins when we cover ourselves with music.


The spiritual path begins when we grow bored with our inattention.


The spiritual path begins when we consider time to be a suggestion.


The spiritual path is committed like crazy to the only moment that matters.


The spiritual path acknowledges life isn't fair but at least it can be lived like a jackhammer or a Zen stick against society's skull.


The spiritual path says the heart on fire is the place to become ash.


The spiritual path is a process that begins when we show up enough for the universe to take notice.


The spiritual path as we invent it out of our own resources is all the caffeine we'll ever need.

The spiritual path is embarrassed by nothing except maybe shame and even then it knows it's probably just a phase.


The spiritual path determines everyone to be made of gold on the inside.


The spiritual path can be poured from one person into another during acts of love making and listening.


The spiritual path begins when life is the substance we become co-dependent upon.


The spiritual path collects flowers instead of trophies.


The spiritual path is an invitation to jump off a cliff to find the next step.


The spiritual path invests in breathtaking moments.


The spiritual path is an old dog that can still appreciate a new trick.


The spiritual path is undying belief in poetry.


The spiritual path is the heartbeat behind each breath.


The spiritual path is always wine especially at sundown by the beach except when it's dark red beer in a pub in old Baltimore .


The spiritual path is not another system or game with rules just a pressure cooker on simmer with us in the middle until we're tender enough to eat.


The spiritual path is the grape concentrate we are given at birth to make a lot of juice.


The spiritual path is a process that begins with yielding to whim.


The spiritual path is the mighty process of awakening from amnesia.


The spiritual path always comes in last in the rat race.

The spiritual path is the persistent fire of discovery.


The spiritual path considered getting married and having babies but became a hippie instead.


The spiritual path is a monument in Lexington , Massachusetts that reads “Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.”


The spiritual path does not stand by but stands out.


The spiritual path stands up but mostly sits down on round cushions to free awareness from its cage.


The spiritual path prefers to roam wide-open roads leaving out much of America.


The spiritual path is the chorus in the middle of the middle way.