6562Re: A BOOK ABOUT LOVE
- Dec 27, 2012Thanks for your comments Prometheus; they were meaningful to me.
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--- In EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com, "prometheus_973" <prometheus_973@...> wrote:
> Hello I AM and All,
> Yes, religion doesn't allow
> people to have their own
> unique experiences with
> Self, Divinity, Spirit, etc.
> And, there's always some
> expert to redirect a person
> into their own niche when
> each should explore their
> own path but unite on the
> inner realms of the same,
> elusive, invisible Real.
> I AM wrote:
> Yes Prometheus the story of Lillith imo also is a lot of mythology which has no
> proof at all and really makes no sense.
> On the other hand the story of Lila I can't say from anything I've experienced
> or read that's resonated with me that would convince me either way that
> everything was one in the beginning and then became differentiated into
> multiplicity or rather there is self that is always and has always been other.
> I had an interesting dream when I was about 15 years old. The dream was very
> clear and understandable. There was a being of light and love and there were
> souls of individual unique light that were an extended part but not completely
> one with this being of light and love. I was quite happy because I felt a lot
> of love and light emanating from this being. Many of the other souls were quite
> dormant and apathetic. All of a sudden there was a booming roar of thunder and
> this being became quite angry because of the dormant souls not being happy about
> being in such an apathetic state.
> Suddenly there was a dark abyss that appeared and souls were being in some cases
> thrown and in other cases going quite willingly into this darkness. Some were
> quite happy with the violence and hate that appeared to await them for at least
> they would have a chance to experience more than mere apathy. I was one of the
> souls who was literally shaken and afraid of going into these dark worlds
> seemingly devoid of love. However I became aware that I had to go as well
> because I hadn't learned to share the love I was receiving. I was also assured
> that one day with experience and learning I would return to a better world of
> love with more freedom of expression.
> Upon awakening when I reflected on that dream I thought that it symbolized the
> early days of creation before time and space (the worlds of darkness) were
> I should mention that during that period in my life I was learning about life
> beyond the physical state of consciousness through OBE's and also with beings
> from the other side. Whether this dream was "mocked up" by them in order to
> instill with me their interpretation of creation I am not sure although at the
> time I was quite certain of the authenticity of the dream. Also prior to that
> dream I did not read one iota of eastern mystical teaching.
> When I read Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife" a lot
> of the book (for obvious reasons of brevity I only included an excerpt), but
> certainly not all of the book, was very similar to my own experiences. And I
> tend to try and synthesize what I read into what I experience or resonates with
> me. The most important part of the book for me is that Love is at the core of it
> I've never been quite sure of why this being would individualize in the first
> place if that's what it did. I've read that it was kind of an experiment to
> perhaps relieve its own stagnation. Don't know.
> I AM
> prometheus wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > It's all interesting mental
> > gymnastics and circular
> > thinking fueled by myth.
> > When reading about lila I
> > thought of Lillith and how
> > God kept screwing up in
> > order to please Adam.
> > Prometheus
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