5446Re: It's About Time / Bob
- Mar 28, 2003--- In email@example.com, medit8ionsociety
> You know how the universe often comes up with things simultaneouslycommenting
> that could hardly be just a coincidence? Well, today I was having a
> discussion about Gurdjieff's great book All and Everything. Now, if
> you don't want me to spoil a part of the ending of this 1200+ page
> book, you might not want to read further. But what we were
> on was how he concludes that the most remarkable thing about humansthe
> is that they think that they are immortal, and that they have all
> time in the world to evolve in consciousness. And then just now Igot
> this as an add on from the Sivananda mailing list:I
> "The secret of success in life is time rightly used. Every moment is
> precious. Time lost is lost for ever." - Swami Sivananda
> It is said that when this kind of thing happens, reflect on it and
> respect it, because it isn't just by chance. It's something the
> universe wants you to understand. And now I've shared it with you.
> hope you have the time to deal with it. Or, to appreciate that youall
> might not, and pay attention to what you would if you didn't have
> the time in the world.True.
> Peace and blessings,
You don't have forever.
Don't even assume a next moment -- that
may well be an imaginary assumption.
Apply yourself fully now -- this is
all you've got, all that is available.
And surprisingly, it turns out to be All indeed.
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