Sacred Time, Sacred Space
|When I use the term ¤the union of Sacred Time and Sacred SpaceË
I am, in a sense, referring to that dimension from which the time-space
continuum arise. There is a connotation in the manner in which I
use the phrase, however, which permeates the phrase with the presence of
Life. The union of Sacred Time and Sacred Space is not far away or
vast. It is in the giggle of a child. ¤Be ye like children,Ë
the master said, ¤if you would enter the kingdom of Heaven.
Another way to cast some connotative light upon the phrase would be to consider the first two words of the Christian prayer, the Our Father.
The first two words are ¤Awoon DwashmayaË. These are commonly translated as ¤Our Father who art in HeavenË. ╬Awoon╠, however, in the old Aramaic (the street language in the Palestine at the time of Jesus) means more something like ╬daddy╠ or ╬o sweet papa╠. ╬Dwashmaya╠ is quite interesting. The Maya part is related to the modern words for ╬mother╠, ╬material╠, and the Hindu ╬Maya╠ . The ╬dwash╠ part of the word is related to our modern word for ╬awash╠.
Put it together and the phrase may perhaps more appropriately be spoken,
¤O dear daddy, papa, you who permeate the Mother, the material universe,
every fiber of all we see and are ...Ë