You will not be a mystic until you are like the earth- both the righteous and the sinner tread upon it- and until you are like the clouds- they shade all things- and until you are like the rain- it waters all things, whether it loves them or not.
- Bayazid Bistami
For the spiritual traveler, the concept of work is multi-level and as one travels further along the path, takes on added dimension. From a spiritual perspective, each moment, experience and interchange has both a fixed and unlimited potential. Additionally, this potential is personal and collective; both tied to the moment, and to a higher design.
Comparing Work Assignments
As example, compare the similarities between the work of a young child and an elected official. The young child experiences and learns from each moment. In time, these experiences come together to form the pattern of an emerging personality and life. While the elected official works to meet the needs of a constituency, both now and in the future; he or she also strives to meet personal and family needs.
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