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14408Re: The Heart Connection

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  • ser_el_ser
    Sep 30, 2005
      Existence is love. Any thought procress just apparently obscures it.

      Though, existence continues as the eternal presence of itself, from ever and
      for ever.

      Thoughts appear in this presence Existence is.
      Attention directed to thoughts and trapped by them, makes it appear that what
      is present is only the temporary, unaware of the Eternal and Permanent
      Presence that always is, now and ever.

      Meditation is the awareness of this Eternal Presence over or in which
      thoughts appear and disappear.

      Meditation is love.
      This is what we are.

      Love is what we are.

      Love is felt in the chest area of the body. We call it the Heart.

      The body is a thought, a gross thought.
      The thought process creates the idea of gross body, subtle body, lower body,
      higher body, body-self, low=self, higher-self and so on. These are all
      thoughts, these are the creation, Creation, manifest existence, temporary
      All of which is sustained on the Eternal Presence of Love. The One, All and
      None Eternal Item.

      Love, and be happy
      Maria Luisa

      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Belyea" <jeff@
      m...> wrote:
      > It seems that even considering
      > the practice of meditation -- any
      > thought in the direction of an
      > interest in learning more about
      > meditation, begins with (or comes
      > from) a stirring at our very core,
      > our heart.
      > While the longing for that
      > "something" missing, or search
      > for an inner peace of mind, or
      > even the interest in the practical
      > applications of meditation as
      > a relaxation or stress management
      > technique seems to be prompted
      > by a "personal" and singular
      > interest, something else seems
      > to consistently happen to those
      > who look to meditation.
      > Even before sitting for their
      > very first "formal" meditation,
      > many people report that, in
      > retrospect, they began to feel
      > a certain softening and
      > tenderness in their feelings
      > for others, as they drew closer
      > and closer to the practice of
      > meditation. For others, those
      > feelings were noticed soon after
      > beginning a regular practice
      > of meditation.
      > It may be that meditation is
      > itself a "loving" action, stirred
      > by the heart, by the seat of love
      > within us all. So, it may be
      > the stirring of our inherent
      > loving nature that "creates"
      > the interest and the urge
      > to learn more about meditation,
      > and about what the poets and
      > songwriters and teachers from
      > all mystic traditions call
      > "a higher love".
      > From this perspective, it is
      > the longing for heart connnection
      > with all that is, a heart
      > search, a heart opening that
      > leads to an experience of
      > new wisdom and understanding
      > of nonduality, of the Oneness
      > of all that is, within God
      > (Love, Source, Spirit, Higher Self),
      > that "calls" us to meditate.
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