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"I Am" - the trickiest notion of all

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"I Am" - the trickiest notion of all.

So natural to the one who has traced it and so confusing to the one who hasn't yet.

So soft, so subtle that any effort is destined to block access to it.



When you feel the loneliest

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You feel the loneliest when an "I" of you evaporates.

But you don't understand this. You think that you feel so because there are no other people around.



When I see a very expensive car

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When I see a very expensive car, I see a man who realizes at the last moment that it was all in vain,

and then dies,

either regretfully

or laughingly if he is lucky enough.



Textual Addiction of the mind

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Try just for one day to abstain from text. No reading, no writing, no internet, no profound contemplations, no looking for explanations and reasons, no text.



Is indeed whatever you observe cannot be you?

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One of the core premises of spiritual inquiry and awareness is that whatever you observe cannot be you.



acceptance

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I think it was Saint Francis of Assisi who said

Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference



A trick to increase trust and belief in the beyond

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I'm sure many find themselves, as I find myself sometimes, very concerned with a deep rooted feeling of skepticism, mental islands of distrust in god, in spite of all experiences and miracles we have seen, the mind still guards his control by repeating this conditioning of not believing, of skepticism.

So what is the solution? Well, the same universal solution that we keep forgetting about (actually that the mind keeps forgetting about): Accept! Accept your current skepticism!