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Originally posted by TrentReznor
everything went quiet! and I found myself in a black void, with a strange wistleing sound almost musical faintly from the blackness, totaly detatched from reality then appeard a multicolourd swirl of light the most beautiful colours imaginable against this nothingness, I realized that this swirl was all there is and was and will be. & nothing exists out of it.
Originally posted by andy1033
One more thing, is that if you are truly awakened, i would doubt you would ever need to have sex again, ever. I mean this, if you are awakened, you would not even need to fulfill this desire. I would think if you truly are, you would have problems with ambition and wanting things of this world.
[edit on 10/24/2009 by andy1033]
Originally posted by bringthelight
If I can be 100% honest with you, putting yourself above these people will foil any chances of helping them as you originally intended. I was in your exact shoes about 2 years ago. My ego tricked me into believing that I was somehow above these floundering fish and that I needed to "help" them see the light.
This mindset impedes you from helping them. It separates you from them and you see them as "others" from yourself that need your help. It is the ego coming in through the back door.
I tried for a long time to force my knowledge on these others because I believed I was doing them a service by bringing them closer to enlightenment but I continued to be met by people judging me as I had judged them. There was great resistance to what I was saying and It only strengthened my ego and my view of these flopping fish.
It was only when I realized that I needed to focus on myself and no one else. I don't have it all figured out by a long shot and me trying to force my views on others was a waste of both of our time. It was very freeing and I dove deeper into myself and began to exude a more peaceful, joyful nature. After this the ones I was trying to "help" began coming to me for help. Asking me how it was that i remained happy all the time and I never seemed stressed in this crazy world.
This is when they were ready to listen and here what I had to say. They came to me with open minds and hearts and I was able to really shine some light on what they were seeking. My friend who laughed at me for meditating 3 years ago now does it himself and found himself crying at the beauty of a sunset a few days ago. A major change in his life.
For me, "Be the change you wish to see in the world" , has more truth to it than we all know.
Originally posted by andy1033
Isnt it funny, how after reading all this, i doubt anyone can truly put what they felt or what happened into words, that another can understand. Thats why i think we all live in our own worlds.
Even though your experience may be what ever it was, when put into language trying to explain to others we cannot do it. This is something, i think that shows we are not all one, but i think alot of people on this thread and elsewhere want to be.
The Way that can be told of is not an unvarying way;
The names that can be named are not unvarying names.
It was from the Nameless that Heaven and Earth sprang;
The named is but the mother that rears the ten thousand creatures, each after its kind.
(Tao Te Ching, chap. 6, tr. Waley)
Your only speaking of one ET in this. You are missing the balance, of the other ET.
Oh it is blessed to feel the warmth of god's sun and energy love penitrate into your soul, it is blessed to feel nature come alive with feelings and perceptions about you