The Daily Dharma – April 12, 2021

View of people inside the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India, showing red carpets receding into the background underneath curved archways.
Reverence Painting Seamus Berkeley

Continuing from The Untethered Soul . . .

No way, that’s not even politically correct nowadays. How could you be Frank Smith’s wife? Are you saying that you didn’t exist before you met Frank, and you would cease to exist if he died or you got remarried? “Frank Smith’s wife can’t be who you are. Again, that’s just another situation or event you participated in. But then, who are you? You respond,

Okay, now you have my attention. My label is Sally Smith. I was born in 1965 in New York. I lived in Queens with my parents, Harry and Mary Jones, until I was five years old. Then we moved to New Jersey and I went to Newark Elementary School. I got all A’s in school, and in the fifth grade I played Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. I started dating in the ninth grade, and my first boyfriend was Joe. I went to Rutgers College where I met and married Frank Smith. That’s who I am.

from The Untethered Soul

To be continued . . .