Our Holy Grail
“Each morning we must hold out the chalice of our being to receive, to carry, and to give back.” Peter Traben Haas
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Medieval romances told of knights who went in search of the Holy Grail, the chalice used by Jesus to serve wine at his last supper (and some legends went on to say it also caught the blood from his side at his crucifixion). Some of the more popular stories told that whoever found the Grail would receive from it whatever his heart desired.
The quote above suggests that we are that chalice, that we have within us that which can satisfy our heart’s desire. Our task then is the same as that of the ancient knights. But rather than search externally, we need to search elsewhere.