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Judgment, Projection, & Blame are Vital Tools for Enhancing Consciousness

All humans do both; we blame, judge, and project our judgments out. It’s just what people do. And because it’s what people do, I am prompted to seek the function or role of these, often seen as negative, acts for how it is they may actually serve FOR us; I’ve come to see that both judgment and projection play vital roles in the consciousness process

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Practicing Surrender

It is so important to practice surrender. Surrender is what allows us to merge with the stream of consciousness that runs through and enlivens us always. This stream – an ever flowing mental current, is the stuff eternity is made of …. Surrender is what takes us forward into it – this never ending expansion of a single flowing river of Mind. We get there

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Shaming ourselves does not stop negative behavior

The more we shame ourselves for something we do that we feel is not healthy, the more we will feel powerless to stop it. Powerlessness is the worst feeling imaginable. It’s easier to deny the issue altogether than to feel so at its mercy. And that is usually exactly what we do next. After judging an addictive pattern, for instance as hopeless, we will swing

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Saying No Can Feel Threatening To Ego …

Saying no can sometimes be seen as threatening to an ego who has an investment in how others see it. Could this have anything to do with your reluctance to say no? Again, the mistake is in thinking that the story is who we are. It’s not. The essential “I” behind the eyes has no story. There’s no investment in needing to impress or prove

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Seeing others as reflections of self….

When I practice seeing everything as an extension of my own mind, it gets very interesting indeed. It’s then, for instance, that I can see the talented and sincere young Qigong teacher whose seminar I attended this past weekend as an aspect of me. I mentioned attending The Supreme Science Qigong Seminar with Jeff Primack in a previous blog entry When I look at him

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