Saturday, January 14, 2017

A truth once gained

 

A truth once gained is the loss of innocence.
The processes of self-inflicted denial and delusion are like old, warm, woolly sweaters that we wore to protect us from the cold, harsh, hostile world we live in.  When the truth is revealed for what it really is, those old familiar sweaters can never go back on over our souls and fit properly as they once did.
The innocence of our childlike ignorance is lost the moment we come to understand that we do not rule the universe or any of its inhabitants, no matter how hard we might try. 
Much of the human condition of suffering hangs on seeing or not seeing this simple truth; for suffering is a state of mind, not a condition of existence.
To begin a soul-searching journey is to begin to take our rightful place in this universe. There are requirements, one of which is that we must come to terms with this simple truth or forever be bonded to a hell of our own making. 
Freedom from the bonds of our past is freedom from the bonds of our own way of thinking. Thus, freedom from the prison of our own minds is freedom from the process of resistance, from a demon called against. 
The walls of the prison of our own minds and all the processes contained therein are always made up of us against something. 
Our very survival seems to be at stake.
This process is always filled with resistance and deep-seated fear.
But
Experience Has Taught Me

As I Give Over My Need To Be Against, My Need To Hide, Then I Will Naturally Merge With All That Is … The Way Of Things …

Extracted from EHTU-175 ... #1
Neil Douglas-Tubb (RCC)

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