Gratefulness & I could not coexist without my refuge in Guan Yin Bodhisattva. Namo Guan Shi Yin Pusa.
I lied. I don’t care if you care about all this but I do care if you cared that I wasn’t honest about something if you care at all.
So I am sticking with a super fancy cool text but it’s due to cultural reasons (I value traditional Chinese culture more than modern American culture) so please know my name doesn’t have a Mandarin form so I am manipulating it to represent my values not to look cool.
Ok! I’ll shut up for a while now. Until the next r...
Ok! I’ll shut up for a while now. Until the next rampage.
Toodles amigos catch ya later.
Well phooey the video isn’t embedding I better stop while I’m ahead! Just a clip from this book: http://james-allen.in1woord.nl/?text=through-the-gates-of-good
The trained eye of science discovers everything in nature to be in a state of flux. The various forces, of which the resultant is Life, move in a vortex which, flowing through matter, moulds its constituent particles into definite forms and then passes on to other organisms, in like manner disposing their particles into new combinations, and this process of diffusion goes on without intermission. Thus every organism, while continually imbibing new material, is at the same time giving out prod...
The trained eye of science discovers everything in nature to be in a state of flux. The various forces, of which the resultant is Life, move in a vortex which, flowing through matter, moulds its constituent particles into definite forms and then passes on to other organisms, in like manner disposing their particles into new combinations, and this process of diffusion goes on without intermission. Thus every organism, while continually imbibing new material, is at the same time giving out products which, having supplied the life-need of the moment, at once pass on to serve some other need elsewhere. To retain such used-up products would mean stagnation, decay, and death. Even the great sun itself is continually supplied with fuel in the form of a continuous influx of meteoric matter from the surrounding interstellar space, and this material, rendered incandescent and transmuted into power, is shot forth and diffused all around in one ceaseless shower of light and heat and chemical life-giving energy right away into the uttermost parts of the universe. And we see exactly the same principle at work in our very selves. Everyone knows that the thoughts, coursing through our brains, form our characters. They are not only molding influences but the very material itself out of which our characters are built up. Nor is it only our own characters that are thus continually being formed and transformed by our thoughts, but also the characters of those with whom we come in contact, for thought, like light, never rests. The influence of a kind thought, much more of a kind action, never dies but gathers force as it speeds along its appointed journey just in the same way as the sunbeams radiating from the sun. And here is the question for us: Are we sending forth Light and Life or are we dealing out darkness and destruction? To answer this question we must look within.
Of all human spiritual needs, by far the greatest, because it comprehends all that is good and wise and beautiful, is LOVE. It is a treasure that all possess and therefore one that all can give; a treasure that increases with the using. As all men, the just and the unjust, the rich and the poor alike, are blest with the material light of heaven, so their souls are filled with the Divine Love, for God Himself is Love. Without that Love man could not exist, and therefore it comes to him and flows through him as the Water of Life through channels innumerable, without measure and without stint. It costs him nothing, he receives it without money and without price. Yet how often he begrudges to open the sluice-gates of his heart so that, by letting others share with him the Living Water, this most needful and most “useful” of all things may become “extensively common!” How is he by conscious effort to communicate this priceless treasure to others? By his daily and habitual conduct towards them; by unselfish service; by his forbearance, his kindness, gentleness, patience, trustfulness, and purity of heart. By the diligent exercise of these and such-like virtues he reflects and disseminates broadcast that Love of God which passeth all understanding. Thus he cooperates with the universe in working out the great law of Supply and Demand; thus he is privileged to take part in the glorious ministry of angels; to further the redemption of mankind, and to hasten the coming of that Kingdom for which we pray in the Lord’s Prayer. The power of individual influence and the force of personal example are of incalculable importance as factors in the regeneration of mankind. It is a common experience that people instinctively, sometimes unconsciously, and often even against their own will, imitate one another. Such is the magnetic power of personal influence. As to the stupendous effects which Christianity has produced as a world-transforming power, it may with truth be attributed to the fact that it is founded not only upon abstract principles but upon an objective and concrete ideal, namely, the personality of Christ as a simple example to be simply copied, so that the shortest and truest definition of Christianity is: The imitation of Christ. In this finished work of Christ, His life and death, we have an ideal realized—a finished picture, complete in all its parts, which is given to us to copy—and, but for this, Christianity would be an impossible problem and the application to our own lives of the Sermon on the Mount a hopeless task. From that life and from that sermon we learn that to live for others and in others as a part of them is the only life worthy of the name, and that it is by losing our soul—i.e. by diffusing it into others—that we save it. The personal must dissolve itself in the general, the individual life in that of the community. That is a supremely beautiful idea of Coleridge’s in which he contrasts the two selves, the lower natural self with the higher spiritual self and shows how by projecting oneself, as it were, by “sacred sympathy” into the lives and spirits of others we “might make the whole oneself.”
~ W.H. Gill ~
Dear friends and colleagues, I am on a mission to save the planet including the oceans. Please join me if you like. There are lots of ways to do so. While this planet may indeed be beyond repair, we can act as guardians of it for the rest of our days at least. The dying of the light does not have to happen in our lifetime nor our children’s nor their children’s nor even their children’s children’s. Not so sure about the next one after that.
Please don’t assume my name will stay fancy forever, it won’t. I was having fun exploring fancy fonts but I assure you the next change will be back to normal.
Time to surf in this wavy text for a bit!
I am grateful today for coming to the realization that taking yourself and your own views and opinions too seriously is folly.
Of course people like to cling to things especially their own opinions about this and that, but I just felt in my gut that the universe is in a constant state of flux and no one in existence is the same person with each passing day. Heck if you want to get molecular from one moment to the next.
So with that said I am returning watching fiction films thi...
So with that said I am returning watching fiction films this afternoon hehehehehe!
Oh and the username is going to change into another font do excuse the fluctuations!
The parts filled with selfish indulgences. The parts of unrestrained immoral thoughts and behaviors caused by addiction. After years of struggling with addiction I can see that there is no such thing. People fall into addictions because a part of them enjoys the addictive activity. So I can forgive myself by changing that part of me through austere spiritual practice.
Anyone and everyone. It would say what is true.
This is so amazing totes asking for one for Xmas!
Train like a caged genjin warbeast releasing absurd amounts of neurotransmitters and only take in substances that provide nutrients.
I did not do this but the thought of it was very kind I felt to myself. Tomorrow is another day.
Say it like Zeno Kit!
WOW NOW THAT IS A LIONESS SPIRIT! Your name reflects your words it does 🦁☯️
That’s one wholesome pleasure Sheila keep at it!
Hahaha! I also have bad handwriting. I can make it look OK if I write carefully.
Have a great break!
Qigong sister. Search YouTube for Mimi Kuodeemer or something LOL followed by 8 Brocades, like Mimi 8 Brocades and check out her routines.
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