No Place to Rest

by Nick Andrea

If you think you know
then get ready for the crucifixion,
such is the fate of the mind
that thinks so.

is a ruthless teacher
demanding the constant
sacrifice of our
to her;
it has been said,
“I am mystery,
I have always been a mystery,
I will always be a mystery.”

to the mind we are
instructed not to lean
on our own understanding;
for it has also been said, that
“The wind blows wherever it pleases.
You hear its sound,
but you cannot tell
where it is coming from or
where it is going.
So is it with everyone
born of the Spirit,” so

lay down the one who’s, “got it,”
like the wind,
find no place to stop

Instead, go,
ride the wave of never-ending Flow
like the one who said, that
“Foxes have dens and birds have nests,
but the Son of Truth has no place to rest his head.”


And sink back into That
cloud of unknowing
offering your whole Self to its

Today is a good day to die, child
today is a good day to die to the
guiding you from

And, do not let your heart be troubled, my love,
do not let your heart be troubled at the
filleting of the intellect;

You are guided,
You have always been guided,
You will always be guided.


About NickAndrea19

My goal has always been and continues to be the liberation of minds, my own and what influence I may have on others, to perceive the extraordinary beauty all around us. To this end, I write, play music, and design websites. Don't hesitate to contact me for more information about any of these activities. :)
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One Response to No Place to Rest

  1. Jess says:

    Nick-you just put into words exactly what I needed…thank you for that.

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