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Originally posted by Yummy Freelunch
reply to post by g146541
An ear wouldnt be such a bad thing..lol
I suppose what I mean, referring to us as gods, is that we are immortal..and we CAN create...with our minds..in the spirit..I just want to get to that point.
Originally posted by Itisnowagain
Thankyou op for your story, your search is strong and you will awaken. When you realize who/what you are, the veil will be lifted, realization will happen. We believe we are this body/mind, and we think we are our life. This is why we spend our lives looking, searching, for the thing that will complete us, connect us, make us feel whole (holy). It is in every person you'll ever meet, that feeling, there`s something wrong (with me/ the world), somethings missing, i need to find it. A spiritual seeker is the same as a seeker of money or power, all seeking the end of suffering. All beings including plants are drawn toward the light, we are pulled toward bliss, we all deep down know of it, for it is what we have always been. We all want to go home, to feel that complete comfort, to rest in peace.
What are you, really? Find out what it means to be. I am is said in the present ( i was, past, i will,future). I am is to be. What is it you are?, what are you right now? Are you your past, your future, your thoughts, your body? No, all of these are things that you can see, experience. Who or what is seeing all the things that appear presently. What is aware of it all is who you are.
If you want some pointers to what you are check out: Mooji, John Sherman,Scott Kiloby, Conscious tv, Rupert Spira, Tony Parsons, Jeff Foster, Unmani. Any way, youtube has loads of non-duality speakers. I`m sure you will find some that resonates with you, they are all pointing to the same thing. And yes it is real, it does happen and it is beautiful.
[edit on 26-7-2010 by Itisnowagain]
Great explanation and you'd probably say latin is beautiful but it makes next to no sense. Bad excuse of somebody with this much apparent intelligence... NEXT!
Also since your so "keen" on the subject matter why is it that these people always seem to need a manual on spiritual enlightenment??? Like you would suppose the answers to the cosmos come in word format? Come on this is just another plea for attention.
Originally posted by Itisnowagain
reply to post by Yummy Freelunch
What you are can not answer for it has no words, it is transparent. Look at yourself (the self) without the mirror whenever you remember, where ever you are.
You are right when you say you are mourning that person you thought you were, for you have to die to be. Don't be afraid to die, this is what has stopped humanity for so long, it has been know by many for so long. Do not fear the feeling, it is just a feeling arising presently. It does feel like death, it is the death of the false self. When the false self is seen and recognised, the one that sees will stand alone. Alone and all one, is the same.
Be now and here, be nowhere, be no-one, have none. Be all that is. Only this moment is. This is all there is.
Throw every 'thing' away, ideas, concepts, words.
What are you?
There is no answer to this, this can not be answered with words, although history and youtube are trying.
Look at yourself. Not the past you, future you. Do it now.
You are already home.
Originally posted by soleprobe
The next best step the awakening mind should take is to understand that ALL online forums and blogs have either been set up by intelligence or co-opted by intelligence and are overwhelmingly dominated by intelligence operatives who monitor, confuse, contain, and commandeer awakening minds in order to redirect them back into the deep sleep of bondage and ignorance where they can continue the slide towards their own destruction.
Originally posted by TheOracle
I am very happy to see more and more people like you, looking at what really matters and asking the right questions.
After my 'learning period' (what you are going through, I really felt distraught and depressed. One begins to wonder if life this day is really worth it as we are indeed slaves of the system and of ourselves.
After my 'awakening' I finally understood. Life is a gift and a curse at the same time. It is actually a Trial for things to come. Your choices, state of mind and how you live your life is very important, I can't stress that enough. So see Life as an opportunity to evolve your spirit.
And Life is a very short time. I am sure you see how years fly before our eyes, it won't be very long before our bodies back to dust, our spirit better not carry a burden of hatred, selfishness cruelty and destruction.
Too many people don't believe in good or bad anymore, they only believe in what's good for them. The awakening is simply the experience that demonstrates that we are just part of a bigger entity and that the suffering we cause to this entity will cast us out.
I have the chance to have received a precious gift and I have been through ordeals so bad, and a NDE that really opened my eyes. I am sure yours is around the corner
Originally posted by the_journey_in
If you are reading the replies you have garnered here, with discernment, you will see that being humble has quite a lot to do with it ...
Originally posted by the_journey_in
Well, this is what always happens in this situation ...
Someone asks about enlightenment and what is their next step. They are immediately bombarded with lots of varying information all coming from different angles.
Well, that is enlightenment framed in someone else's perspective.
What you need to find is enlightenment from your own perspective. There is no method other than your method.
If you want to experiment with some of the techniques shown in this thread, I don't think you'll come to any harm. But I doubt also that you'll be satisfied.
Please accept that you are already enlightened at your core. All the information you need is inside. You have always already been an individualized aspect of source. This being said, focus your own attention on what might be the next step for you. As you practice, you will learn discernment. Not ordinary discernment, but discernment between the voices that you carry inside and those that may interact with you from beyond the veil.
If I could answer the question in two words, i would simply say: meditation, discernment.
Some have talked here about the macabre aspects of the journey you are undertaking. It is a journey where you will have to conquer much fear and you will probably back out a few times, or ask for the "volume" to be turned down.
This is the most frightenening journey you can take, and you need to be sure within yourself that you are ready to deal with the paradoxical sense of even greater alienation from others that will come. You will be alone before you understand that you are not alone.
But it is the greatest journey you can ever take and help is all around you if you please practice those two little words.
Meditation + Discernment = Love.
I wish you well.
You are loved,
Originally posted by enteri
Can you think of a moment in your life when a light went on like in the cartoons and you would think like "Hey, guys I'm enlightened now!"
Realizing you are the co-creator acctually means that you can start taking responsibility in life instead of being just a bystander to things happening around you. You start to understand that you have the possibility to create your own reality and that the energies you put out into the world make it what it is.