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GliderGuider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-18-09 02:32 PM
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11. Yeah, I figured that out a while ago :-(
My first challenge in even stepping onto my path was getting my monkey-mind gatekeeper to let me just sit once in a while. I've been cursed with an active intellect, and then nurtured in an intellectual/scientific/anti-spiritual family. On the other hand, when I meditate I dive straight down to That Place, so I'm not worried that I can't be here now. Mostly I worry that when I forget, I'll get so involved in thinking that I'll also forget to STFU long enough to remember. The internet is a challenge for me that way, but it can also be a great classroom for learning how to detach from the ego trap caused by combination of strong opinions and language skills.

Fortunately, wherever I wind up will be where I'm supposed to be, so it's all OK...
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  -The Importance of Enlightenment GliderGuider  Jun-24-09 04:14 PM   #0 
  - According to Gregg Braden's studies ..  Why Syzygy   Jul-07-09 05:46 PM   #1 
  - One big problem with that idea -  leftyladyfrommo   Jul-11-09 09:23 AM   #2 
  - Depends on how you define "enlightenment".  Why Syzygy   Jul-12-09 02:16 AM   #3 
  - You can find increased awareness pretty easily.  leftyladyfrommo   Jul-13-09 09:17 AM   #4 
  - Defining enlightenment  GliderGuider   Jul-17-09 02:05 PM   #5 
     - One thing seems sure ..  Why Syzygy   Jul-17-09 03:06 PM   #6 
        - Words  GliderGuider   Jul-17-09 06:01 PM   #7 
           - Sorry, I didn't mean that subject line to sound dismissive.  GliderGuider   Jul-17-09 07:37 PM   #8 
              - Boy are you in for a bad time.  leftyladyfrommo   Jul-18-09 09:23 AM   #9 
              - Yeah, I figured that out a while ago :-(  GliderGuider   Jul-18-09 02:32 PM   #11 
              - Tesshu Tokusai 1366  leftyladyfrommo   Jul-18-09 09:34 AM   #10 
                 - Exactly so.  GliderGuider   Jul-18-09 02:37 PM   #12 
                    - Have you seen the new book out by the Dalai Lama on Enlightenment.  leftyladyfrommo   Aug-03-09 06:04 PM   #14 
  - I'm not sure that seeking it prevents its finding  Oak2004   Aug-01-09 11:27 PM   #13 
  - why in the world would 3 dimensional form have to be created in the first place  Mari333   Oct-13-09 01:30 PM   #15 
     - There's a belief that we created this reality as it is to provide a classroom for our learning  GliderGuider   Oct-14-09 10:34 AM   #16 
     - We only see 3 dimensions....because we are the 4th.... and cannot see our self.  RagAss   Nov-12-09 10:16 PM   #17 
 

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