I Was Part Of The Universe, Like Water Is

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I was no longer needing to be special, because I was no longer so caught in my puny separateness that had to keep proving I was something.

I was part of the universe, like a tree is, or like grass is, or like water is. Like storms, like roses.

I was just part of it all.

— Ram Dass, from Changing Lenses