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16438[Meditation Society of America] Re: A Few Meditation Tips

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  • Jeff Belyea
    Dec 6, 2008
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, Delia Tofolean <deliatfn@...>
      wrote:
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      > HI,
      >  
      > a very simple formula I found in the Bible
      >  
      > Proverbs
      > 15:3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place,
      > keeping watch on those who are evil and those who are good.
      > Try to imagine the eyes of the Lord and you will find the Light.
      > Nothing about your third eye and what can it discover...in your life or in your dreams
      > Delia
      >  


      If your eye be single, your body will be filled with light.

      Bible ping pong on.

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      > at, 12/6/08, Jeff Belyea <jeff@...> wrote:
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      > From: Jeff Belyea <jeff@...>
      > Subject: [Meditation Society of America] Re: A Few Meditation Tips
      > To: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Saturday, December 6, 2008, 12:19 AM
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      > --- In meditationsocietyof america@yahoogro ups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@
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      > wrote:
      > >
      > > The formula is "Less words and more experience".
      > >
      > > To quote Kir Li Molari, "One of the best ways
      > > to figure IT out is to stop figuring out
      > > anything." But, if you find you can't stop your
      > > inner chatterer from figuring out everything,
      > > there are very efficient meditative actions you
      > > can take that will surely benefit you greatly
      > > in gaining self control and evolving spiritually.
      > > Whenever you witness your inner or outer
      > > chattering being of a nature that upsets you,
      > > taking your peace away, simply replace those
      > > thoughts and feelings with their opposites. For
      > > instance, if you witness yourself thinking about
      > > what a jerk a coworker is and feeling annoyed at
      > > how annoying they are, cease that line of thought
      > > and think of how sorrowful it must be to be such
      > > a negative person, and have compassion for them,
      > > and then beam your love and hopes for their spiritual
      > > growth so that they may end the suffering they cause
      > > others and that they too must be going through.
      > > And if you witness yourself being a negative person
      > > or doing actions that cause you or others suffering,
      > > have compassion for yourself and pray for your
      > > own spiritual upliftment. Always, in all ways look
      > > for your actions and thoughts to be ones of kindness,
      > > selflessness, and compassion. You can't go wrong
      > > with this game plan. You can't accrue bad karma. You
      > > can't have remorse if your motivations are pure
      > > and sweet. All that is required is to witness your
      > > life as it takes place. This opens the door to
      > > being able to effectively change your patterns of
      > > behavior to ones that will bring you peace. Meditation
      > > is a powerful tool for this witnessing to happen.
      > > Sitting in meditation without distractions is
      > > probably best at first (and often at last) for
      > > most people to get used to placing awareness on
      > > and in the present. It then becomes easier to be
      > > in the witness mode during active daily life events.
      > > At a point it becomes spontaneous and effortless
      > > to witness mental, physical and emotional fluctuations.
      > > At first you may be embarrassed at how awkward
      > > and inappropriate they have been and are. But soon
      > > you will just laugh at the ridiculous actions and
      > > recognize them to be just a part of a show you
      > > are attending. For in truth you are not your mind
      > > nor your body or your emotions and have no
      > > ownership over the way they play around. You are
      > > the witness to them and the creative energy
      > > behind them. There really is no need to judge or
      > > compare or comment about anything. When that
      > > becomes experiential and not just theoretical, you
      > > will be living in the now and that lasts
      > > happily ever after.
      > >
      >
      > Sweet.
      >
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