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I think there's a great misunderstanding in world religions,
We are called to deny God's orders.
God's orders come in the form of emotions, thoughts and physical sensations.
We label some of those emotions and thoughts as malevolent and to some degree its true, these sins appear to be harmful. Seemingly leading to addiction, but it is not constant use that drive addiction, it is the environmental stressors. Still, even if a person does become addicted to self-indulgence, they…
It took me years to figure out how simple it is to meditate:
Close your eyes and aim your attention at your nose. At this point, do not breathe, instead let your body breathe for you. When a thought inevitably occurs, notice that your eyes have shifted focus from your nose, simply return and attend to where your breath was left. Over time, you will…Continue
When one considers why God of the ancients was visualized as a fiery aspect, they are brought to observe the nature of combustion:
Fire is about transmutation:
The simple action of lighting a match is basically, rubbing the surface to induce static electricity, which further along, excites the molecules of the match's head into a higher energy state which allows them to disconnect from the rest of the carbon/wood and be unified with molecules of oxygen. The warmth from the…Continue