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Old 09-06-2013, 05:31 PM   #261
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Hold to the idea, “I am not the mind, I see that I am thinking, I am watching my mind act,” and each day the identification of yourself with thoughts and feelings will grow less, until at last you can entirely separate yourself from the mind and actually know it to be apart from yourself. Swami Vivekananda
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Though you may, in fact , be too dense for such a worthy realization, maybe you do it and don't realize it, its a stepping stone to the realization of spirit versus ego. One watches how thoughts develop and create emotion and then stands outside of them both , questioningly , Is it good for me or the world? The ego has its position of vindictive pettiness and the spirit has its position of lofty benevolence. The real question to ask is " if I partake in the ego that is the cause of all global problems , can I complain about a world so thoroughly soured by the lower workings of ego , when I am just as much a part of it as any?"
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:50 PM   #262
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a creator first creates an unlimited mind , and then the creation after that comes into being
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Old 09-06-2013, 10:52 PM   #263
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To understand the limitation of things,
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Old 10-06-2013, 04:13 AM   #264
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“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ —a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”

-Albert Einstein

Vern, glad to see that you have embraced the work of Edgar Cayce! I don't think I've posted on here in a couple years, but I don't remember you being a fan of his when I used to frequent this forum..?

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Old 10-06-2013, 04:48 AM   #265
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“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ —a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”

-Albert Einstein

Vern, glad to see that you have embraced the work of Edgar Cayce! I don't think I've posted on here in a couple years, but I don't remember you being a fan of his when I used to frequent this forum..?
I am a skeptic of anything I don't personally realize lol suffice it to say I may entertain those ideas but I don't gravitate toward them unless,,,. Cayce said a ton of odd things that don't resonate with me , but the same was true of others wherein my own personal spiritual experiences limited me. Ive gone a bit beyond much of that as of late.
I liken myself to a berean of the old testament, if I cant experience it I may give it undo consideration an d allow logic to take hold over what could in fact be a truth. Lets say I wasn't empathic and had no quantum mechanically explainable extra sensory experience, first I would think it odd that I didn't since QM is blatantly saying telepathy is definitely a probability, but I would hold fast to an empirical skepticism.

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I am a skeptic of anything I don't personally realize lol suffice it to say I may entertain those ideas but I don't gravitate toward them unless,,,. Cayce said a ton of odd things that don't resonate with me , but the same was true of others wherein my own personal spiritual experiences limited me. Ive gone a bit beyond much of that as of late.
I liken myself to a berean of the old testament, if I cant experience it I may give it undo consideration an d allow logic to take hold over what could in fact be a truth. Lets say I wasn't empathic and had no quantum mechanically explainable extra sensory experience, first I would think it odd that I didn't since QM is blatantly saying telepathy is definitely a probability, but I would hold fast to an empirical skepticism.
Understandable. As you have most certainly realized, what we consider illogical one day is often irrefutable truth the next. Skepticism is good but must be kept in balance, because skepticism is a religion of its own with its worst adherents blindly following it no matter what evidence they are shown to the contrary.. You can go to the James Randi forum if you want a taste of what I'm referring to, lol.

I suggested the work of Paul Solomon to you in the past, but you were turned off by some of the verbiage, saying that it "read like religious pomp" to you.. I will again (highly) recommend his work to you, and ask that when reading it to bear in mind a couple things.. the audience - those who the readings were given for, and that the most effective communicators will not insist on using their own lexicon, but will use the vernacular, symbols, and metaphors of those that they are speaking to. The most effective listeners will seek and find the truth in others' words in a similar fashion. Just give it a fair chance and try to see past the differences in word choice.

I will link you to some of my favorite readings if you are interested. I have been meaning to make a list of them for other people anyway

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Understandable. As you have most certainly realized, what we consider illogical one day is often irrefutable truth the next. Skepticism is good but must be kept in balance, because skepticism is a religion of its own with its worst adherents blindly following it no matter what evidence they are shown to the contrary.. You can go to the James Randi forum if you want a taste of what I'm referring to, lol.

I suggested the work of Paul Solomon to you in the past, but you were turned off by some of the verbiage, saying that it "read like religious pomp" to you.. I will again (highly) recommend his work to you, and ask that when reading it to bear in mind a couple things.. the audience - those who the readings were given for, and that the most effective communicators will not insist on using their own lexicon, but will use the vernacular, symbols, and metaphors of those that they are speaking to. The most effective listeners will seek and find the truth in others' words in a similar fashion. Just give it a fair chance and try to see past the differences in word choice.

I will link you to some of my favorite readings if you are interested. I have been meaning to make a list of them for other people anyway
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“You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need...” ~ Jerry Gillies
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“ Your daily life is your temple and your religion.”

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'The meaning of existence is to preserve unspoiled, undisturbed and undistorted the image of eternity with which each person is born. Like a silver moon in a calm, still pond.'

Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
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“If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.”


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The belief that society exists has sabotaged every effort to change mankind. It is the reason why revolutions have failed. It is about a totally different revolution: the revolution in the heart of the individual.

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A Native American elder told this tale to George Bernard Shaw
"Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog, all of the time."
When asked which dog wins, he replied, "The one I feed the most."
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:13 PM   #275
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oh my god he quoted the whole bible good stuff bro
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:34 PM   #276
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if you feel the need to prod someone for attention over and over , you need to stop, firstly you're begging and sacrificing personal power, secondly , anyone that truly feels affectionate toward you wont require the reminder. Vern

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Old 11-06-2013, 08:41 PM   #277
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Default From Journey of the Peaceful Warrior

Socrates: I call myself a Peaceful Warrior... because the battles we fight are on the inside.

Socrates: This moment is the only thing that matters.

Dan: The ones who are hardest to love are usually the ones who need it the most.

Dan: Life has just three rules?
Socrates: And you already know them...
Dan: Paradox, humour, and change.
Socrates: Paradox...
Dan: Life is a mystery. Don't waste time trying to figure it out.
Socrates: Humour...
Dan: Keep a sense of humour, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure.
Socrates: Change...
Dan: Know that nothing stays the same.

Socrates: Death isn't sad. The sad thing is: most people don't live at all.

Everything you'll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.

The warrior is Here, Now.

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Old 11-06-2013, 08:43 PM   #278
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“The first realization of a warrior is not knowing.”

“A warrior acts, a fool reacts.”
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:45 PM   #279
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Saw this in a boxing gym today...
" The more you sweat in training the less you bleed in battle."
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