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vertical line Posted on Apr.02.2019 @ 05:49PM EDT by Bobwidget
The body is automatically aware of reality because you are aware. This awareness of your body is your spirit.

The attention is focused nervous system energy. Not focused awareness.

The aware body is you. Totally relax your focused energy. Then you will come to peace.





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Reply from so_teh
Apr.03.2019
03:21PM EDT 
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vertical line Calm and alone
Nothing done
Nothing contained
I observe the trees extending and shedding their limbs
And the regeneration and recycling of leaves
My time would seem wasted by the onlooker
I don't mind
I am the same
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.04.2019
02:26PM EDT 
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vertical line Life is very merciless to those who do wrong to me.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.05.2019
04:43AM EDT 
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vertical line relaxation i need.
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Reply from Bobwidget
Apr.07.2019
04:40PM EDT 
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vertical line Awareness of the physical body is the exact same thing as relaxing. Relaxed means not focused. When finally the student of zen gives up his pursuit of enlightenment. Finally when everything else fails he gives up. Relaxes his focused energy for there is nothing left to do. In the moment if he can realize he can be aware with his body and relaxed energy this is enlightenment which is our original face or natural state of being. For never can you be fully relaxed if your attempting to be focused at the same time. This creates a struggle within the mind/body. An aware mind is more intelligent then a focused mind. An aware mind can connect facts. A focused mind just sees facts and cannot connect them as well.
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Reply from Bobwidget
Apr.07.2019
04:43PM EDT 
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vertical line Focused energy will dissolve and you will automatically relax and be automatically relaxed if you don't focus nervous energy again.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.08.2019
01:12AM EDT 
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vertical line Exactly, A focused mind just sees the facts yet an aware mind the whole.
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Reply from Bobwidget
Apr.08.2019
06:07AM EDT 
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vertical line I have found the mind that focuses on thoughts can be unable to get rid of them. Or become obsesses by them. Seen in myself and others. But a aware mind is the difference between someone who says I can't get this song out of my head to someone who knows they are singing in their heads. Where a aware mind creates thoughts. Where even remembering is a act of recreating. Without any strain. To strain to remember in truth makes it harder to remember instead of just letting the thought be created in your head. Since an aware mind creates/imagines a thought our minds are mainly imagination. If I want to imagine a cube around my body that I pretend makes me invisible I can. Or shoot lasers at people all day out of my eyes I can. Knowing this is imagination I create unbound by an attention people emulate based off other people and animals.
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Reply from Bobwidget
Apr.08.2019
08:05AM EDT 
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vertical line So in a nutshell salvation, enlightenment, natural state of being is for the imagination to totally relax and stop focusing our somatic nervous system energy. This is what animals do. Small minded unlike humans with our vast ability to imagine on large scales. Humans working within the confines of the attention create almost all their maladies. We are simply too intelligent. We are aware with the body. Always. Naturally. Only the imagined attention interferes.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.09.2019
05:33AM EDT 
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vertical line I think to cut oneself off from the world and worldly things is important.As everything happens as it happens.Why bother my self?
am thinking
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Reply from Bobwidget
Apr.09.2019
09:36AM EDT 
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vertical line You cannot cut yourself off from the world because you are a awake being aware of reality regardless if you want to be or not. You can not engage as much. But engaging in life is the whole point of life.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.09.2019
12:47PM EDT 
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.10.2019
08:53AM EDT 
vertical line Nutsack.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.11.2019
01:04AM EDT 
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vertical line be patient.
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.11.2019
05:10AM EDT 
vertical line Me doctor, you patient.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.11.2019
07:26AM EDT 
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vertical line I'm the free boy.my house burned and my sister died.who are you?
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.11.2019
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vertical line I'm the bitch you hated ...
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.21.2019
06:00AM EDT 
vertical line When I first became aware of virtual reality, I thought: is there any other kind?
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