Gathering Minds

Falling Off The Mountain

Jack and Jill when up the mountain to reach new heights of awareness. After an exhilarating climb, the ascent culminates in victory. "We have reached the top!" they yelled with all their might, hearing the echoes reverberate in the distance. Looking down, they felt as if the owned all of existence.

As they peeked over the edge of their achievements, a fierce cold wind suddenly roared down upon them.

As they tumbled helplessly in the air currents on the way down, they came to realize that the top is nothing but an idea and chasing that idea had not only consumed them, but it had denied them as well.

Extracting themselves from their decimated bodies, they turned toward each other, not speaking.

Finally, Jack says: "And some people call that fun."