June 9, 2012
In the Art of Dreaming Don Juan tells Carlos,
"… most of our energy goes into upholding our importance…
If we were capable of losing some of that importance,
two extraordinary things would happen to us.
One, we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur; and two we would provide ourselves with enough energy to ...
Catch a glimpse of the actual grandeur of the Universe."
The spirit listens only when the speaker speaks in gestures. And gestures do not mean signs or body movements, but acts of true abandon, acts of largesse, of humor.
As a gesture to the spirit, warriors bring out the best of themselves and silently offer it to the abstract.