Ruby’s non secular journey continues. If you wish to atone for her earlier tales to learn the way she acquired right here, yow will discover them on this hyperlink.
Non secular Allegories and Tales
Ruby felt rejuvenated. Her time on the Pool of Readability had renewed her, and her wounds from her time within the desert had totally healed. Her non secular instructor, the kuldne kull, pointed her to a highway, which after a while would take her to a summer time mountain climbing path. That path would take her to the highest of Mt. Liebe–an expertise she’d all the time desired to have.
The highway was clear. Ruby progressed steadily every day. Meals and water had been simple to search out. Ruby collected additional for the instances when issues could be scarce, however as she went, she continued to search out loads of what she wanted in abundance.
One afternoon, she noticed a cottage alongside the highway. A tendril of smoke drifted into the clear blue sky. Ruby questioned who may dwell alongside this highway, so she knocked on the door.
“Are available in,” a lady’s voice referred to as out.
Ruby fastidiously opened the door. A heat, humid, earthy scent hugged Ruby in a pungent embrace. As her eyes adjusted to the dim gentle, she noticed a house crammed with crops. Hanging crops, vines, cacti, broad leafed crops, tall crops, small crops, and all the things in between.
A big fireplace had a pot boiling one thing over a hearth. A small, older girl stirred the contents of the pot. “Properly, do not dally on the doorstep, my pricey. Are available in.”
“Wow. There’s a lot…life right here.”
The girl regarded over her shoulder and smiled. “I am glad you respect that.”
A fountain of white hair streamed from the highest of her head. Splashing all the way down to her mid-back, her hair contrasted with the black robe trimmed in white. She completed what she was doing and turned to greet Ruby. “Welcome. So good to have a customer.”
“It is good to see one other individual. It has been a while.”
“Sure, not too many within the desert.”
“You could have the look,” the lady interrupted. Her face expanded with dozens of strains radiating out in smile crinkles from her mouth and eyes. “And have a look at you! You made it out in a single piece!” She laughed.
“Who’re you?” Ruby requested.
“An ideal query! You could name me Greta.” Greta indicated Ruby ought to sit down, which Ruby gratefully did. She couldn’t bear in mind when she’d final sat in a chair. “And who’re you?”
Greta regarded deeply into Ruby’s eyes. Her darkish eyes had been virtually black, and so they felt like they pierced Ruby to her core.
“Renais,” Ruby stated, repeating the phrase her instructor had stated again on the Pool of Readability.
Greta leaned again. Nodded. ” reply. And what could I name you?”
“Properly, Ruby, once more, I have to congratulate you. Not many come this far. I can see it has not been a straightforward highway for you, however you’ve got a instructor now.”
“How do you….”
“His glow is upon you. Extra importantly, you appear to have accepted him.”
“Are you aware the kuldne kull?”
“Oh sure! Recognized him for a few years.”
“He is proven me the highway to Mt. Liebe–a place I’ve all the time needed to see. I do not know why he is pointed me right here. There was a lot unfinished stuff within the desert.”
“Oh, I would not fear about it. There are a lot of paths to the place you’re going. This highway can take you to many locations, not simply Mt. Liebe…when you keep on it.” Greta regarded meaningfully at Ruby. Then she sniffed the air. “Lunch is prepared. Please. Be a part of me.”
Ruby momentarily apprehensive about what could be within the pot after her expertise with the lady boiling rocks. However her fears had been unfounded. Greta handed her a bowl stuffed with herbs and scrumptious root greens. The heat of meals crammed her and matched the heat of Greta’s residence.
After lunch, Greta gave Ruby an enormous hug, as a lot as was attainable for such a small girl, and once more inspired Ruby to remain on the highway. Then they stated their “good-byes,” and Ruby returned to touring in direction of Mt. Liebe.
The miles melted away as did the times after Ruby’s assembly with Greta. Ruby felt some additional energy had stirred in response to their assembly, however a number of extra weeks handed and that pale. She discovered herself unusually needing firm.
After assembly Greta, Ruby hoped to search out others like her now that she was on the suitable path.
Her earlier exploits had been disappointing. Her assembly with the cowardly marmot, the person who thought he might fly, the man strolling in circles within the desert, and others had disheartened her. But when folks like Greta existed, then there have to be others, proper?
Seemingly in reply to her ideas, Ruby heard a commotion off to her proper. She continued alongside the highway till she might see a big celebration.
Puzzled if she ought to examine it.
She regarded up the highway. It regarded just like the highway behind her. It was a gradual, largely straight path with bushes and bushes alongside it. Solar clearly illuminated it, however it was in any other case largely featureless. Not significantly thrilling. Virtually monotonous.
Actually it could not harm to depart the trail for a second to see the celebration? Ruby thought.
Greta’s encouragement rang in her ears about not leaving the highway.
However Ruby determined to take a look at the celebration anyway What could be the hurt?
Interpretation of “The Highway to Mt. Liebe”
It is a pretty easy story.
Scholar will get pointed to the trail.
Scholar will get inspired to remain on the trail.
Scholar finds an excuse to depart the trail.
Does that describe you?
The non secular path is usually quite simple and “boring” to the ego at instances. The will for pleasure can draw folks away from it, though that is probably not the core problem that drives Ruby.
Are you aware what her core points are?
Shattering Core Points with Non secular Consciousness
This story additionally could have introduced up some questions like:
Why is a non secular instructor indulging a scholar’s need/Ruby’s curiosity in seeing Mt. Liebe?
Who’s Greta? Why does she know a lot about Ruby?
Extra to return on this sequence about Ruby and her path to realizing non secular freedom.