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We can pray and meditate all day but ACTION is what matters for a happier world - Helping Others...

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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:16 AM
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I am not denying the benefits of intention (prayer, meditation).
I even made a thread on it [link].

Action is stronger than "words", "thoughts", or "emotion". When "Action" happens, it's an Experience seen and shared by self and others. We can dream of "Heaven on Earth", but unless the EXPERIENCE (Action - way of being) matches that, it will not occur. By actually focusing on helping others, the world will be a happier place. Helping others is the survival of humanity as a collective, it is also the sticky-glue which helps us feel a "bond/connection" with others. We see how we all interact and care about each other and that will help bring balance (those who are in need being helped) and that will also bring feelings of unity.

Sure sometimes, the way we help can be in error. There is a story about a monkey trying to save a drowning fish from water - however, are these mistakes that COULD be made while trying to help others, outweigh the benefits of all the times people WERE helped and now live and spread the happiness because of it? Sometimes we cannot help others but even offering advice and comforting is enough to at least cheer them up a bit.

A world where we care about each other and this is actually shown through ACTION - is a world where we SEE the love and unity, and where we SEE more peace (heaven on Earth).

It doesn't matter what anyone "feels" if what is actually HAPPENING (ACTION) is not reflecting that Love and Peace through caring for / helping others...

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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 02:11 AM
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I've found in my experience a very odd thing.

Most of the people who are the most advanced in their thinking, are in hardships and even disabled, they usually are not able to do the action.

The rest are quite confused unfortunately, and many programmed.

Its an odd pickle really, why Creator and Good Family allow that.

So, going with what is, you have to realize, its thought that counts and frequency. It helps others act.

If everyone sat down, prayed, meditated and envisioned, then worked on keeping their mood up and seeing a better world with gratitude, and did this constantly, taking back stray thoughts, things would change. Actions would follow.

And it doesnt take a large number, to begin with.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 02:23 AM
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Most of the people who are the most advanced in their thinking, are in hardships and even disabled, they usually are not able to do the action.

The rest are quite confused unfortunately, and many programmed.


Those who are disabled. If gives others the change to learn about compassion and to actually help others out. The ones who are disabled (or too "different" in general) can see the brainwashing that the "normal" people go through. So they remain more advanced in their thinking rather than limited.

As for the confused ones that CAN take actions, they are brainwashed for a reason:

Those who can take action are powerful and if people actually took the ACTION of helping and giving to others it would have DIRECT effects very quickly. So it is important to brainwash the people who CAN take action from actually taking it, and the ones who can't take action, they (the ones who love greed and control) do not have to worry about them.

EDIT:

I'm not saying thought doesn't do anything. I made a thread about it, but there is something very Powerful about Action.

If someone is starving and you have a piece of bread, you can pray or you can take the action to give them the piece of bread. The actual Action creates and immediate direct experience which helps in that very moment. It can be seen very physically.

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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 02:25 AM
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To have said this clearly you dont know the purpose of meditation and prayer...

And now you are getting things in a tangle.

One can do both and between hardly anyone prays and meditates all day, think you are exaggerating and it aint cool



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 02:31 AM
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People use Meditation and Prayer for many different reasons.

Some use it to clear the mind.

Some use it to tap into Spirit.

Some use to create influence through energy.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 02:43 AM
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Yep, seriously pray and meditation is a really wonderful form of making peace. But the op is right if not followed by action it can just stay " in ones head" more or less.

It also has health benefits.

But I believe the only ones who do this all day are the Monks. Everyone else has to lead a pretty normal life.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 03:06 AM
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What is a "normal" life?



Even if a person is working a 9 to 5 job, if they have time to go shopping and watch TV then they have time to help others.
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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 03:13 AM
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Unless you want to become a hermit or a monk, you pretty much have to participate in " normal life" . Just don't take it as seriously as everyone else, because you know it's not serious.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 03:26 AM
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Originally posted by woodwardjnr
Unless you want to become a hermit or a monk, you pretty much have to participate in " normal life" .


Again, I'll ask: What are you defining "normal life" to be?



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 03:35 AM
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If I had to define normal life. It would be, going to to school, getting an education, going to college, maybe university? A job, start a family, support family, grow old, get ill and die. Maybe take a few vacations in between.

That would be a pretty good description of "normal life" in the western world as much as a "normal life" can be defined.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 03:36 AM
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Ok, then as I said:

Most people living a "normal" life have time to watch TV and shop for the latest and cool things, so they can take some of that spare time to help out others sometimes, if they really cared to do so.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 03:51 AM
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Originally posted by arpgme
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Ok, then as I said:

Most people living a "normal" life have time to watch TV and shop for the latest and cool things, so they can take some of that spare time to help out others sometimes, if they really cared to do so.


Not always that easy. I know people who who start work at 8 in the morning and gat home at 7pm, have some dinner, do the chores, then go to bed. I'm sure this is the case for a lot of hard working people living a normal life.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:44 PM
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I'm talking about the normal/common way of living where common people work 9 to 5 jobs. That is what is most common for people even though there is SOME hard working people that work much more.

Sure, there are some exceptions with people who work so much that they can't help others as they don't even have time for themselves, but I'm not talking about what I'm not talking about. I'm talking about what I'm talking about (NORMAL life - 9 to 5 jobs).



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 04:03 PM
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Originally posted by FreedomEntered
To have said this clearly you dont know the purpose of meditation and prayer...

And now you are getting things in a tangle.

One can do both and between hardly anyone prays and meditates all day, think you are exaggerating and it aint cool


Was that worth mentioning...

sigh?



posted on May, 18 2013 @ 06:15 PM
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Originally posted by arpgme
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If someone is starving and you have a piece of bread, you can pray or you can take the action to give them the piece of bread. The actual Action creates and immediate direct experience which helps in that very moment. It can be seen very physically.

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Your helping sounds like those relationships where the giver is making the receiver dependent. One can pray or give bread or talk to that person in a nonjudging manner why he or she doesn't have a job and try to imagine ways how to find a job or just letting the other speak about what is on their chest because it could be related to why that person doesn't have a job or can't hang on to one. Maybe walk that person to the nearest shelter for a meal. Or just donate some money to a shelter who can take better longterm care of such individuals, do volunteer work.

Either way, that person should be empowered and reminded of one's own strenght and not be shown anothers' power to supply food and be confronted by the obvious difference which wouldn't help trying to reach out. Any advice given should be about how to rely on oneself, is what I would do and I've seen my share of beggars. Once even gave a burger to one, did it change anything? No, I saw him many times scouring the trashbins looking for food. Just as other stuff I gave to beggars, they would still be there the next day. So I stopped giving money and donate a few times a year.

Otherwise the only action I need is to remind myself of everything good, there are plenty of people spreading negativity like it's normal, which it is to them I'm sure. Keeping negativity out of the brain can be a fulltime job, unless one doesn't really want to connect to another ofcourse.



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