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God is the silent type

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posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 03:18 PM
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Nothing to say, everything is left for your
very own reflection.
How deep you go
or how superficial you are.
Matters to God not
The dice have been rolled
and how you take it, is entirely
up to you.
You can push and pull
or lay back and let go.
As far as we know
God is the silent type.
Without words, what is it
that is said?
Were all swimming in a sea
of causes and conditions.
Are we free
to just leave it all behind?
Are there limitations
or can we spread our wings
and brake out of time.
For all these questions
and a few many others
nothing has been said.
So all that is left,
it's up to us.
I for one shall try
to take off and fly.
Get ready
open your minds.
There has never been a better
time. To leave,
and enter the sublime.




posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 03:23 PM
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Not really. People aren't the listener types.



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 03:37 PM
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a reply to: Scrutinizing

Words can be useless, sometimes to drive home a point extreme measures need to be taken... Like burning bushes, destroying cities, a monk setting fire to himself or blowing yourself up. Point being people like hearing what they want to hear.

Personally I don't think God talks to anyone and I'm often weary of those that claim he/she/it does.

Doesn't god work in mysterious ways anyways?

I dunno, always figured higher powers have a sense of humour and work best with irony, "coincidence", synchronicity and down right peculiar circumstance.

Probably shouldn't be listening at all but observing, yet another aspect of our senses often ignored though, am I right?
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posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 03:49 PM
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I dunno, always figured higher powers have a sense of humour and work best with irony
a reply to: RAY1990
Yeah, I can certainly agree with you on that, humour may be one of the best ways yet.



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 03:55 PM
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originally posted by: RAY1990

Probably shouldn't be listening at all but observing, yet another aspect of our senses often ignored though, am I right?


Yes, you could say that, in one sense, not so in another sense, which I doubt you meant. Words and observation have no mutual exclusivity, that observed often put into words, so words of great value, if they are truth. An observation you can't communicate isn't worth much, is it? Both hearing and seeing have a much broader sense, observation synonymous in one sense, but observation is worthless, if one has no way to interpret the data, observation, alone, neither really hearing or seeing. A dog may stare at a TV, but have little idea what he's looking at. So, nothing means anything, to somebody that isn't listening, seeing, you pick, to observe and not assimilate, not be listening, is pointless.



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 04:47 PM
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Perhaps God is not silent, we just haven't opened our ears.




posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 05:04 PM
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originally posted by: halfoldman
Perhaps God is not silent, we just haven't opened our ears.



You would think if he was in fact an all powerful God incapable of making mistakes he wouldn't of invented humans who can't hear him then!



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 05:13 PM
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a reply to: ChristianParr

Perhaps they can, but they just don't want to?



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 05:20 PM
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a reply to: halfoldman

Well I guess for a god who enjoys sitting on an ant hill with a magnifying glass... then yeah, sounds totally like a can't be arsed God!



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 05:26 PM
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Silent but deadly.

Something stinks, anyway...



posted on Aug, 7 2018 @ 05:28 PM
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a reply to: RAY1990

Interesting. You acknowledge human attributes of deity (humor, irony, etc.) yet claim it doesn't engage in associated human behaviors (i.e., talking to people).

Do you see the inconsistency there?



posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 01:17 AM
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a reply to: halfoldman

you are wise sir



posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 01:41 AM
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If this is God singing is he/she not whistling his own tune reply to: halfoldman
The intent of the original post is to point to the silent approach.



posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 01:45 AM
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The silence can only be a way of standing aside and simply allowing others to learn from there own actions.
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posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 01:45 AM
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No the post said God is sometimes silent.

I never showed God making a sound.

If silence is your attraction to God then go in silence.

I would not recommend that yoga though for the age of Kali-Yuga.
Where is this silence these days?

So more practically, even in daily life we can have Yoga with God through chants and prayers.

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posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 01:58 AM
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Ok, so what was the purpose for the Hari Krishna video? reply to: halfoldman



posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 02:20 AM
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a reply to: ancientthunder

In our age of Kali-Yuga it is recommended for the devotees who want to come to God to chant and sing.
en.wikipedia.org...

Our minds are too bewildered and the environment too polluted (also with noise) to hear Him otherwise.

But not saying, if some people find God through silence, this is wrong.

But it's not the recommended Yoga for our age.
The masses cannot be silent alone.

So what is recommended to remember God is to chant his name, maybe with music, whatever the local tradition.
The simplest way is to chant: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare; Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare.


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posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 02:25 AM
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Easily one of the most beautiful pictures I've ever seen, right at the top. Take another look.



posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 04:00 AM
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I wasn't criticizing that approach, just couldn't see how that fits in with God is the silent type.a reply to: halfoldman




posted on Aug, 8 2018 @ 04:47 AM
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a reply to: ancientthunder

God may be silent.

It doesn't mean His devotees must be.



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