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Mustard Seed Paradise

Fundamentalists Evangelists Jihadists HolyWar and Final Judgment and RoughLove Advocates against infidels and other, more domesticated, sinners: Put down your Bibles and Korans, written to grow love and not weapons for bleary-eyed bullies. You spend too much time reading and thinking and arguing to let your spiritual emotions swell and grow love. Instead, pick up a small recycled brown paper bag of healthy fertile organic mustard seeds. Learn faith with them, that together you might grow to know this radiant reign of God's Eternal Light and NonDual Dark. Plant them into Advent darkness, care for them, water them and not the tarish tearing weeds of envy and supremacy, hypocrisy and punishing misjudgment, superstition and hope for antiEarth anti-logical magic, nightmares and violence, anger and fear-mongering, Old Testament blood sacrifices and enslavement to false fascist idols as if these were large enough to contain the wisdom of one regenerative mustard seed, sprouting radiant love for God's sun and MotherEarth's baptismal waters, fueling our shared root restorative ecosystem. Harvest these therapeutic cultures of health and gratitude and grace, make spicy brown mustard with them. Serve to and from your students and children and mentees on homemade 7-Grain ReGenerate Manna. Wait for Paradise to flow through your mouths, down your throats, into your communion stomachs. If your kids are faithful and loving goats, watch them wag their tails, wages of love and not sin, in gratitude for Grace. If human help us listen to, and speak, and write better tales for restorative healing of love, omnipresent as a mustard seed's integrity of each moment's sacred with secular potential. And if you should learn faith as one of these kids, your tail and tales will wag truer, and far more grace-filling effective and affective and infective and reflective too. Then you may be safe to return to your holier-with-you gardening books on how to grow histories of love without sinning against faith of a mustard seed.

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