17087Re: Practice Makes Perfect by Kir Li Molari
- Apr 5, 2010Hi Cosmic.
What does your name "ONE" mean...or is there no meaning intended and it
is just a label?
Thanks in advance.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "cosmic_yogi1"
> Beautifully stated!
> --- In email@example.com, medit8ionsociety
> > "tarah513" <faithearden@> wrote:
> > >
> > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
> > > <no_reply@> wrote:tell
> > > >
> > > > By Grace alone effort is effortless. The farmer
> > > > makes an effort while planting his crop. By Grace,
> > > > the crop grows effortlessly. The farmer then reaps
> > > > the harvest and distributes it, and many are nurtured.
> > > >
> > > HA-HA-HA!!!
> > >
> > > I sure can tell that you are not a farmer! I am a farmer. Let me
> > > you, the EASY part is planting the crop. The tough part is thegrowing!
> > > Once the seed changes to plant, watering, fertilizing, herbicides,some
> > > insecticides are constantly administered. A seed does NOT grow
> > > "effortlessly".
> > >
> > > Tell me more of this "grace" that has eluded me...where can I buy
> > > if that is all that is needed for reaping a harvest."Unfortunately, there's been a delay. But - God
> > >
> > > Faithe
> > >
> > Yo Faithe,
> > You missed the point by being so literal, but
> > your perspective on this somewhat reminds me
> > of this Nasrudin story:
> > Our Mullah Nasruddin took all his savings and went
> > to buy a shirt. All eyes and ears he entered a
> > tailor's shop, was measured and told: "Will you
> > be back in a week? God willing - your shirt will
> > be finished." The week was an exercise in patience,
> > which duly passed and our hero returned to the tailor:
> > willing - your shirt will be ready tomorrow."
> > Nasrudin returned the next day. "I am sorry" he
> > was greeted "just a few more stiches, a few more...
> > Pray be back tomorrow and - God willing - it
> > will be ready."
> > "And " was the vexed Mullah heard to say
> > "how long will it take, if we leave God out of it?"
> > So, perhaps believing in God or Grace, or anything
> > similar will not get your shirt made, or your crops to
> > come to harvest, but, as Sri Mahararaj Nisargadatta said
> > "Unless you make tremendous efforts, you will not
> > be convinced that effort will take you nowhere.
> > The self is so self-confident that unless it is
> > totally discouraged it will not give up. Mere verbal
> > conviction is not enough."
> > As for me, I feel at One with another Kir Li Molari
> > statement:
> > "There's only one rule in this game Thy will be done!"
> > And that refers to all and everything, especially
> > Enlightenment (or whatever you want to label IT) being
> > a product of Grace.
> > Peace and blessings,
> > Bob
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