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18300Re: Why Meditate Now and Always

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  • walto
    Jun 10, 2012
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@...> wrote:
      > If you are at the top of a hill and roll a ball
      > down the hill, when it reaches the bottom, it is
      > understandable why the ball now is on the ground
      > and not still up the hill. The "cause" is realized
      > as to the actions that preceded the end result.
      > Similarly, when we are feeling grouchy, angry, sad, and
      > so on, if we look within, we can see the circumstances
      > that caused these negative feelings. And as soon as we have
      > realized the cause, we are no longer blindly trapped in
      > its spider web of suffering. We then have the potential
      > of cleanly and clearly being outside our identification
      > with the negativity. Mindfulness brings this web-shattering
      > option to our lives very well. So, it is suggested that
      > when not sitting in "formal" meditation, that you continue
      > being awake to the events of your life as they take place,
      > and if you do not simply remain in silent awareness, analyze
      > the cause of your present presence. As Kir Li Molari once said:
      > "Once you realize your have been banging your head against
      > a wall, you can stop. And this will surely end the headache."
      > Peace and blessings,
      > Bob

      Ka-Blam! Nice!


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