Fear is the total illumination of the *I* or echoic self. Fear is the reaction of its nakedness and its frailty. Fear is the moment the *I* is fully disclosed. Find the presence to realize it, in that moment, and the *I* becomes as false as the fear. Both are not actualities, both are created by nothing more fictitious than thoughts. Turn to that which observes the fear, the nakedness of the *I*, and they dissolve. When that happens, you are free to live life fully.
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Know this, our intellects argue almost constantly with the God we seek. Be still.
How many of the thoughts you have are thought simply because you think you’re supposed to think them?
How many beliefs do you believe simply because you think you’re supposed to believe what you do?
These are just empty balloons bobbling around inside your head and obscuring the thoughts behind which is more clarity. Release them.
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The thoughts “I am this” or “I am not that” are the bars of a prison.
To think “I am free” is looking out from a cell with transparent walls.
Have you ever noticed how many times during the day you are actually holding your breath? If not, take a deep breath right now and feel how it replenishes. Did it feel like gulping water after a dry thirst? When we get wrapped up in our thoughts, particularly those that produce tension, we tend to diminish and even hold our breath. That not only cuts us off from vital life source, but from our own being. Take several pauses during the day to just take a nice deep relaxing breath that pulls you back into the moment; into the NOW… and breathe!
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Ideas are illusions. They form the web of the illusory reality of physical experience, but only that which observes it all is real.
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The stillness in your heart is the perfect reflection of what it holds. Seek it and let that reflection become your conscious reality.
Although your body is made of star stuff, you are not the Universe. You are what witnesses its existence. — J.M.
Neuroscientist Sara Lazar’s amazing brain scans show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress.
I found Sara hard to follow because she speaks very fast, however her data speaks volumes.
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Learn to laugh at your own inner dramas rather than clinging to them or projecting them. They are not “you”. They’re only the gymnastics of the ego. Be entertained! Taking what you perceive of as yourself too seriously is much like trying to strangle your own reflection. ~ J.M.