Re: Digest Number 598
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> Jeff Belyea <jeff@s...> wrote:One sees what one is able to see, and hears
> > What a delicious digest
> > this morning. I started
> > laughing with Nasrudin's
> > lecture story and the buzz
> > continued though the stories
> > of the bees.
> > What was especially nice
> > was the absence of stinging
> > repartee.
> > Now where is that hive?
> > Enjoying the nectar,
> > Jeff
> > --
> Dear Papajeff,
> I too am loving the peace in this garden.
> After all, the huge quantity of posts that
> have disappeared (thank the Higher Powers,
> or whatever cliche is spiritually PC these
> days), were debates that pretty much went
> nowhere, and just demonstrated peoples
> desires to put in their 2 cents worth, and
> weren't very beneficial to those seeking to
> learn about meditation, which is what this
> group is dedicated to. And of course there
> is an appropriate Nasrudin tale that deals
> with the heart of the debates:
> A man went to Nasrudin and asked:
> "What are the ways to greater consciousness?"
> Nasrudin said: "The ways of Destiny and of
> Great Personal Effort."
> "And how", asked the man, "is the way of Great
> Personal Effort followed?"
> "That is a matter to be answered in the Way of
> Peace and blessings,
what one is able to hear.
Regardless of whether one labels that as
personal ability or destiny.
One speaks, one listens, one demonstrates,
one is silent.
Peace and blessings to you, too, Bob,