16438[Meditation Society of America] Re: A Few Meditation Tips
- Dec 6, 2008--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Delia Tofolean <deliatfn@...>
>If your eye be single, your body will be filled with light.
> a very simple formula I found in the Bible
> 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
Bible ping pong on.
> at, 12/6/08, Jeff Belyea <jeff@...> wrote:
> From: Jeff Belyea <jeff@...>
> Subject: [Meditation Society of America] Re: A Few Meditation Tips
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Saturday, December 6, 2008, 12:19 AM
> --- In meditationsocietyof america@yahoogro ups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@
> > 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.
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