Cause & Effect

Here are some very challenging thoughts about Cause and Effect

Horizons of Significance

The greatest difficulty when we turn our attention on something like Cause & Effect comes from the astounding inertia of conditioned assumptions. To make a case that Cause & Effect is an illusion is to put one frail voice up against thousands of years of common sense. This is why it’s so important to sort out futility from what is merely difficult.

Continuing to attempt to sort out the world’s problems by navigating Cause & Effect is futile. Clarifying our bankrupt assumptions is merely difficult.

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Live exceptionally

Mirrors of Encounters

“Exceptionally” cames of course from the word exception. If you want to be able to decipher the “hidden” messages of life, you have to learn to think and feel exceptionally.

Exceptions never follow a main stream order, obviously it´s a thing not following the rule.

It means that exceptions cannot be neither perceived or assumed by the normal logical mind, as logic is linear repetition of the known.

Mind, like every system, is a mechanic entity, usually a non vivid entity as it is a conglomerate of repetitions and habits. What would happen if we all got rid of the habit of logic and linearity and embrace life as a wondrous sequence of exceptions? The implications are huge.

Imagine the incredible amount of energy and unknown potential to be released in such a healthy approach.

TO LIVE EXCEPTIONALLY IS TO ACCESS YOUR WHOLE POTENTIAL, BEING WATCHFUL HERE AND NOW. It means…

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We would rather die, than letting go of our mad stories

So true. All of our Nows are hijacked by our past. I am left bereft and floundering in the mud of what only seemed to happen.

Mirrors of Encounters

Everything starts anew. Every instant is unrepeatable:

Life is a story with no story…

But that is too challenging and daunting to admit.

So ultimately it´s all about our narratives prevailing over Life itself. It´s all about our memory versus the inscrutable mystery of living.

Ponder:

Memory is often the insufficiency of our experiences. Memory is thus eternally incomplete. Deficient. It always answers inadequately to the challenge of every moment. How can something deficient understand this very Now, which is incommensurable wonder?… It simply can´t. Subsequently, not being able to grasp this present moment correctly, memory´s constant answer to life is Failure….

How can we be anything than failure when our very identity is, and derives from memory?

To put it shortly, we would rather continue to successfully fail and have our identity unchanged, than assuming the risk of letting go of our subjective memory, apprehending Life in open and imponderable wonder…

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Do not dwell in the past.

The interlacing wonder of the Present

The interlacing wonder of the Present

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha.

The present—The Present—each instant is a present a wonderful gift where all is given that is needed and wanted and desired. Right now in this Present Gift there are no needs, wants or desires. God is here in the Eternal, Timeless Present and all is given and received as One.

This Communion of the Union between all eliminates the “between” into a seamless harmony of sound, space, thought and vibration into and out of the energy of love; supported, nurtured and unified into one whole present, holy moment, where all communion is NOW.

There is only peace, now in this Present, where all is provided and nothing is needed, there can only be Peace, Love and Joy.

If there is pain I have brought it from the past. If there is fear I have brought it from the future. Neither place exists and yet without them I would not be held in the synchronicity of the Present. The movement away and the drawing toward keep me in balance and equipoised in a place of serenity of the perfection of the present.

You don’t need to have a plan.

Valentine transformation

Valentine transformation

“You don’t need to have a plan and you do not need to know precisely what this new world will look like. You simply need to be willing to live by the Truth.” ACOL Treatise 3:16.2 pg 325

Our entire world is goal oriented. We are taught very early on that if we want to make it in this world we have to have a goal. And of course this makes perfect sense. If I want to write this blog I have to have the desire and the goal to do so. If I want to eat I better decide to go to the store and get some groceries. If I want to have a successful life—however that looks for me—It would be really good to know what it looks like and set up some plan to get from here to there.

Not having a plan does not mean not doing or not following through on desired means. It means doing without attachment to preconceived outcomes. To do and to let be.

Jesus also said: “If you keep on doing/obeying what I have said, you are truly my disciples. You will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free. Goal→Action→Outcome.

The only thing Jesus asked us to do is Love. Love God and our neighbor. If we keep on doing this every moment—that is the only time we can Love is in the moment—the outcome maybe exactly what we had planned OR it maybe something else entirely. But it will be the Truth of who we are and the situation right at that particular instant. Whether we like it or not is really irrelevant but it will be what it is. If we live what is, in love, in the moment without attachment to the next moments we will know the Truth and we will be free of all fear. There is no fear in love.

So can I Love this moment and the next and the next? Do I build on a foundation of love or one of fear? The project built on love each moment of the way will be the Truth of who you are. I do this with the knowledge that I don’t know precisely what this new world will be.