Since ATI is the totality then there isn't anything that can enter into it since there isn't anything outside of it. All changes must ocurr within ATI but the everything cannot change. It also means that ATI must be eternal or infinite. It's cool to think about it!
Does Everything Change?
Copyright © Jarmo Koskinen, 2008
Is there anything that doesn’t
change? All I know is in
flux. The winds blow, the dust churns; clouds drift and fade as hail,
& snow. The seasons are shown by the changes made. Spring
life. In summer it flourishes, fall brings the harvest and winter is
dormant. Everything changes.
The moon yearly inches away, as
earth’s continents slowly
drift. Mountains are raised as valleys fill; it’s the shaking world
the thrill. Asteroids, meteoroids and comets flash by. We have found
the print of
one that gave the dinosaurs their last kiss. We hope the next ones
miss. Everything changes.
Nebula float in the coldness of
space and some hatch stars;
but over time these fizz, some after a bright nova light. Dark matter,
you are? You glue together galaxies. It’s all for naught, since
galaxies crash and
are torn apart. Dark energy you make the universe expand at an
but why the flurry? Where are you going in such a hurry? Everything changes.
My cells aren’t still. Daily
some die as new ones get in
line. Still, I don’t look the same. My skin wrinkles, some of my hair’s
and what’s left turns gray. My shoulders curve … as my body slowly
face has new spots, knees hurt and my vision is blurred. Why the
the pain? Nothing remains the
I knew romance and thought it
was love. How is it that she’s
gone? I have friends and family but some have passed on. I know that
I’ll make the move. What then? … No one is sure! Will I live in some
I used to go to church but I saw through the game. The words are plenty
they don’t say the same. Everything
That Is whoever you are,
what’s up with the merry-go-round? Do you have a place where love
place where fools like me can rest from the plight? I’ve heard of a
Forevermore. It said to be at the edge of night. An angelic voice
“Just listen to the light!
Stay calm you
won’t hear anymore … the beatific silence is bright. The swirls within ATI* created curls
like you and me; but its fullness doesn’t
*ATI means “All That Is”
Ken Koskinen, a.k.a.
"The Naked Psalmist"