reply to post by Itisnowagain
You use the mind to understand your Buddhist concepts but hey... mind is nothing special, it is just a tool, we are not our mind...
We are what we think, what we feel, what we do. We have a soul, but the soul also thinks and feels...
I don't care where thoughts come from, maybe they come from the universal mind, all life is intelligent, i guess intelligence is everywhere, infinity
is intelligent, intelligence comes as thoughts, the more attention you give them the more they come, the more inspired you are, the more intelligence
Think of Buddhism with a critical mind, don't just accept all they tell you, i read some Buddhist texts and i love them, but i don't buy everything
They are very good with the attachment concept and the compassion and altruism concepts but there is some confusion with the importance of desires and
wishes... There is some confusion with the importance of the mind... Mind and emotions are both very important, of course we are not our past mind and
our past emotions, we are our present emotions, our present thoughts and actions, we are always changing, what i was yesterday is gone, we shouldn't
be stuck to an image that reflects past actions, past thoughts, past words, past feelings, this is true, but i find the use of the mind very
Mind over matter, feelings follow thoughts, first you think it, then you feel it. With your thoughts you control your emotions. Mind is very important
IMHO, think about it