Heart Has Wings
are people in whom the psychic movement, the emotional
impulse is stronger than intellectual understanding.
They feel an irresistible attraction for the Divine
without knowing, without having the slightest idea
of what it is, of what it can be, what it represents
-nothing, no intellectual notion -but a kind of impulse,
attraction, a need, an inevitable need.
And these people who have that, if, I
may say as a result of the Grace, they have a mind
which does not trouble them, does not question, does
not discuss, go very fast. ...
There are others who understand first,
who are very intellectual, have studied, can play
with words and ideas, who will give you brilliant
lectures on all the philosophies, all the religions,
all human conceptions and who, perhaps, will take
years to advance one step. Because all that goes on
in the head.
Many things go on in the head. I have
told you this already several times, the head is like
a public square. Anything at all can enter there,
come, cross over, go out, and create a lot of disorder.
And people who are in the habit of playing with ideas
are the ones most hampered from going farther. It
is a game that's pretty, attractive; it gives you
the impression that you are not altogether ordinary
, at the level of ordinary lift, but it cuts the wings.
It's not the head which has wings: it's
( Vol.7, p. 399-401)