Silent Arising, Silent Return

All arises from and all returns to silence.

All dynamically includes and is included within silence.

There can be no sound without silence.

Silence is in the depth of our souls and the tread of our soles.

Calling all into flow-formation

The everlasting grace of infinite, receptive space,

Ignored by Pride & Prejudice,

Adored by Sense & Sensibility*.


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Alan Rayner

Alan Rayner

Alan Rayner is an evolutionary ecologist, writer and artist, who is pioneering the philosophy of natural inclusion