When ego-mind gets rattled, it's vulnerable,
Boxed in within the walls of its fears.
Then we feel how out of control it is,
Our awakening-self can see ego-mind's utter smallness.
While passing through the gates of its worse dreads,
We can catch a glimpse of its nothingness.
Fears evaporate into a new-found spaciousness,
Leaving us to celebrate a new-found joy.