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vertical line Posted on Mar.14.2009 @ 03:09AM EDT by Rebecca
There are things one does,that are peaceful,happy, blissful.Is it real or a distraction? That moment,yes it is...but it is temporary. Those moments I cant imagine being a place to stay.And wish I could.Is it really possible to always feel like that? Be happy when your happy....sad when your sad....well what!
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Mar.14.2009
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vertical line Yikes!
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Reply from immortal 1
Mar.14.2009
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You should be angry when there is reason to be angry, sad when there is reason to be sad, happy when happy, hungry when hungry....

But with practice you can be less volatile.  Then you can change your feelings if you do not feel they are correct to the situation, or go ahead with them unreservedly when you do.

Tonight on the way to work an oncoming car did not dim its lights.  It did not bother me.  I can look a bit to the side for a moment while it passes.  I do not even flash my lights anymore.  No big deal.

I was remembering another night long ago when a car did not dim its lights even after I flashed mine.  I hit my bright lights too, and moved over into the oncoming lane straight toward the car in question.  Then at the last second I swerved back into my own lane.  I can still hear the long shrill sound of their horn as I passed them.  That will teach them, I thought to myself.

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Reply from -----0
Mar.15.2009
01:59PM EDT 
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every moment is a rebirth

no way to stay in it

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Reply from chontri
Mar.15.2009
03:56PM EDT 
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every moment is a rebirth

no way to stay in it

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When one sees and thinks of a moment as something separate from him, then he may say no way to stay in it.  When he is one with it, then no more staying-in-it problem.

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Reply from Rebecca
Mar.15.2009
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vertical line I must find a way to stay. To recreate.
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Reply from chontri
Mar.15.2009
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vertical line When one starts thinking to find it, he already miss it;  but if he does not start to find it, he'll never see it.
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Reply from Lionel
Mar.15.2009
11:39PM EDT 
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every moment is a rebirth

no way to stay in it

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When one sees and thinks of a moment as something separate from him, then he may say no way to stay in it.  When he is one with it, then no more staying-in-it problem.

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hehehe!

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Reply from Rebecca
Mar.16.2009
01:03AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "When one starts thinking to find it, he already miss it;  but if he does not start to find it, he'll never see it."
......... Thats true to my understanding. Thinking destroys everything.
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Mar.16.2009
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "When one starts thinking to find it, he already miss it;  but if he does not start to find it, he'll never see it."
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uh huh.
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Mar.16.2009
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "When one starts thinking to find it, he already miss it;  but if he does not start to find it, he'll never see it."
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absolute generalization
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Reply from -----0
Mar.16.2009
12:28PM EDT 
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deluded mind clings to past enjoyable moments

clear mind flows with change

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Reply from chontri
Mar.16.2009
06:17PM EDT 
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vertical line It is as the sun,
when it shines, anything under its light is bright.
when it does not shine anything, things are in darkness;
and it still shines itself.
It neither clings nor follows anything.  
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.16.2009
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Reply from Lionel
Mar.16.2009
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vertical line Indeed!
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Reply from Rebecca
Mar.16.2009
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deluded mind clings to past enjoyable moments

clear mind flows with change

"Keeping the mind clear on a regular basis is the challenge. And the battle starts within......deluded mind wins far too often.And I know.....it should not be seen as a challenge. It should just flow....like the sun shining as chontri said.
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Reply from immortal 1
Mar.17.2009
04:44AM EDT 
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deluded mind clings to past enjoyable moments

clear mind flows with change

"Keeping the mind clear on a regular basis is the challenge. And the battle starts within......deluded mind wins far too often.And I know.....it should not be seen as a challenge. It should just flow....like the sun shining as chontri said.
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"Keeping the mind clear on a regular basis is the challenge. And the battle starts within......deluded mind wins far too often.And I know.....it should not be seen as a challenge. It should just flow....like the sun shining as chontri said.
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Start small.

Set aside a moment to be happy.  Just to be happy for no reason at all.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for a moment.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for a moment.

If you can spare a moment to be happy, you can spare a second to be happy, for no other reason than just to be happy.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for a second.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for a second.

If you can spare a second to be happy, you can spare a minute to be happy, just to be happy, no reason not to be for this one minute.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for a minute.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for a minute.

If you can spare a minute to be happy you can spare an hour to be happy, all by itself, not answering to any other time, just to be happy for the sake of being happy.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for an hour.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for an hour.

If you can spare an hour to be happy, you will probably find that you do not have any time to spare to be unhappy, even for a minute, or a second, or even for a moment.

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Mar.17.2009
11:43PM EDT 
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deluded mind clings to past enjoyable moments

clear mind flows with change

"Keeping the mind clear on a regular basis is the challenge. And the battle starts within......deluded mind wins far too often.And I know.....it should not be seen as a challenge. It should just flow....like the sun shining as chontri said.
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"Keeping the mind clear on a regular basis is the challenge. And the battle starts within......deluded mind wins far too often.And I know.....it should not be seen as a challenge. It should just flow....like the sun shining as chontri said.
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Start small.

Set aside a moment to be happy.  Just to be happy for no reason at all.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for a moment.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for a moment.

If you can spare a moment to be happy, you can spare a second to be happy, for no other reason than just to be happy.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for a second.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for a second.

If you can spare a second to be happy, you can spare a minute to be happy, just to be happy, no reason not to be for this one minute.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for a minute.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for a minute.

If you can spare a minute to be happy you can spare an hour to be happy, all by itself, not answering to any other time, just to be happy for the sake of being happy.

Smile. Go inside yourself and close all the doors and windows for an hour.  Think of something good and relect on it, savor it, enjoy it for an hour.

If you can spare an hour to be happy, you will probably find that you do not have any time to spare to be unhappy, even for a minute, or a second, or even for a moment.

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