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Re: Fries with that Roadrunner?

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  • Jeff Belyea
    ... That which eludes us and seems to stay just out of our grasp, holds an incredible fascination and attraction. The anticipation (fanciful notion) that we
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 5, 2005
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > If Wile E Coyote had enough money to buy all
      > that Acme crap, why didn't he just buy dinner?

      That which eludes us and
      seems to stay just out of
      our grasp, holds an incredible
      fascination and attraction.

      The anticipation (fanciful
      notion) that we will one day
      prevail and actually capture
      that elusive something gives
      life a certain purpose...albeit
      a superficial one. Yet, it
      is such an appealing counterfeit,
      this dream of success, that it
      can displace success itself,
      and become a lifelong quest.

      It is the thrill of the hunt,
      the pressing journey of the
      aspirant, that can be so
      captivating that the "seeker"
      refuses to ever totally give
      up the hunt for the prize...
      and yet seems to be so fervently
      bent on finally reaching the
      summit, bagging the bird,
      gnawing on nirvana.

      The aspirants bemoan the
      fact that they have searched
      for so long, and yet...
      they seem to play a part
      in sabotaging the hunt.

      It is the ego that has
      them stuck. It's a favorite
      wile of the coyote to
      double-back on its prey.

      In this case, Wile E has
      double-backed on himself.
      To actually catch and devour
      that bird would end his
      treasured identity of a
      fervent seeker, and he
      (the metaphorical seeker)
      is not sure that the prize
      will be as good as the
      heart-pounding adventure
      of the chase.

      The snare of the fowler.
      A blind-side blitz.

      Jeff

      PS: Tampa is 4-0...you know.
    • medit8ionsociety
      ... Yo PapaJeff, This is really a brilliant in-sight into how to look at all of life. The message is always presenting itself, and it need not be found just in
      Message 2 of 3 , Oct 5, 2005
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        --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Belyea"
        <jeff@m...> wrote:
        > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety
        > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
        > > If Wile E Coyote had enough money to buy all
        > > that Acme crap, why didn't he just buy dinner?
        >
        > That which eludes us and
        > seems to stay just out of
        > our grasp, holds an incredible
        > fascination and attraction.
        >
        > The anticipation (fanciful
        > notion) that we will one day
        > prevail and actually capture
        > that elusive something gives
        > life a certain purpose...albeit
        > a superficial one. Yet, it
        > is such an appealing counterfeit,
        > this dream of success, that it
        > can displace success itself,
        > and become a lifelong quest.
        >
        > It is the thrill of the hunt,
        > the pressing journey of the
        > aspirant, that can be so
        > captivating that the "seeker"
        > refuses to ever totally give
        > up the hunt for the prize...
        > and yet seems to be so fervently
        > bent on finally reaching the
        > summit, bagging the bird,
        > gnawing on nirvana.
        >
        > The aspirants bemoan the
        > fact that they have searched
        > for so long, and yet...
        > they seem to play a part
        > in sabotaging the hunt.
        >
        > It is the ego that has
        > them stuck. It's a favorite
        > wile of the coyote to
        > double-back on its prey.
        >
        > In this case, Wile E has
        > double-backed on himself.
        > To actually catch and devour
        > that bird would end his
        > treasured identity of a
        > fervent seeker, and he
        > (the metaphorical seeker)
        > is not sure that the prize
        > will be as good as the
        > heart-pounding adventure
        > of the chase.
        >
        > The snare of the fowler.
        > A blind-side blitz.
        >
        > Jeff
        >
        > PS: Tampa is 4-0...you know.

        Yo PapaJeff,
        This is really a brilliant in-sight
        into how to look at all of life. The
        message is always presenting itself,
        and it need not be found just in such
        traditional wisdom resources as Mullah
        Nasrudin or Roadrunner tales. You have
        here well demonstrated what an ongoing
        conscious of the cosmic consiousness
        can witness and then share with (there
        "really" are no) others. Thanks!
        Peace and blessings,
        Bob
        PS: The Eagles are now 3 and 1 and looking
        invincible (physical vincibility not up for
        consideration).
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