Close your eyes, let your hands and nerve-ends drop, stop breathing for 3 seconds, listen to the silence inside the illusion of the world, and you will remember the lesson you forgot, which was taught in immense milky way soft cloud innumerable worlds long ago and not even at all. It is all one vast awakened thing. I call it the golden eternity. It is perfect.
~ Happy birthday, Jack Kerouac! Celebrate with his magnificent letter on kindness, the illusion of the self, and the “golden eternity.” (via explore-blog)