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by MatthewCromer
Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are GURUs lying? Is realization that easy?
Replies: 24
Views: 4306

did they get there by pursuing goals? Or did they get there by finally realizing the futility of all their goal seeking? Maybe they got there by realizing they were already there. It was seen (by no one) that the assumtion of being a person is not real. That in fact all that exists is the Observati...
by MatthewCromer
Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Recommended Links
Topic: Pretty landscapes and some non-duality stuff too. . .
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

Thanks so much Heidi! I'm actually going back to Roan next week where the fence photo with the rhododendrons and fog was taken. Hopefully we will have some Catawba rhodies in bloom and some more pix on the blog and website. . . Also, Heidi is one of those people I call "real" artists who can do more...
by MatthewCromer
Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:26 am
Forum: Recommended Links
Topic: Pretty landscapes and some non-duality stuff too. . .
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

Pretty landscapes and some non-duality stuff too. . .

Some photos and an assortment of non-duality quotations want to be read here (click this). . .
by MatthewCromer
Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Witness the process
Replies: 28
Views: 5065

I have a question for anyone out there who has tested their IQ over 135, and how they have dealt with having been very closely identified with their intellect, and how they were able to overcome that. I would fall into that particular category. And you are right that most people who spin really thi...
by MatthewCromer
Thu Apr 12, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Up and Down
Replies: 43
Views: 7445

Why is it so? If this resistance comes from our ego, why? Because we were "conditioned"? Were we born without the ego or with it? Some say that we used to be (when?) different and others say that children are "still connected to the source". Judging form what I saw when observing small kids - I don...
by MatthewCromer
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Witness the process
Replies: 28
Views: 5065

All is now,

I have a blog that elaborates more on this, mostly through excerpts of other people's writings.

Also some landscape photography. :)
by MatthewCromer
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Witness the process
Replies: 28
Views: 5065

I am commited to one thing now. If after coming through this, if I have not drastically changed my outlook, or how I function, if I return to the status quo for my own patterns and behavious, this will not be resovled. And the next time this issue arises I will actively persue my own self destructi...
by MatthewCromer
Sat Mar 17, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional versus Neo-Advaita
Replies: 11
Views: 2339

I'm quite partial to the neo-advaitans myself.

:wink:
by MatthewCromer
Thu Nov 30, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S.L.O.W.
Replies: 8
Views: 1334

Sounds like the rest of you aren't having this issue.

Must be related to something on my end then. . .

Thanks!
by MatthewCromer
Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S.L.O.W.
Replies: 8
Views: 1334

S.L.O.W.

Is it just me? Whenever I browse this forum it is really really slow to load, slow to bring up new links, slow to do most anything. The problem seems to have gotten worse the past six months. I would probably participate more here if the performance were better. I don't have this problem on other bo...
by MatthewCromer
Thu Nov 23, 2006 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Power of Now is incomplete!
Replies: 50
Views: 7176

I'm not sure who the straw man is you're pillorying. I've always maintained that the firebombing of Tokyo, Dresden, etc., and the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were war crimes. I do not support war and violence and I certainly don't give a blank check to the war crimes committed by Ameri...
by MatthewCromer
Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:04 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Jealousy.
Replies: 12
Views: 4618

How do I stay in the present on a more permenant basis. Whenever I remember I try to be the observer, and keep some attention in the body. I seem to be able to only do this periodically (when I remember), how can I make this automatic, my natural state of being? Blake I would say the problem here i...
by MatthewCromer
Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:48 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Death
Replies: 19
Views: 4210

You might find this article I wrote of interest. . .
by MatthewCromer
Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are you Enlightened?
Replies: 17
Views: 2823

Why would you read spiritual works if you were already enlightened? No "person" ever gets enlightened. It just can't happen. The individual, separate person is incapable of enlightenment. This is because there is no such entity. There is only the unfolding of Life within Awareness. The "person" is ...
by MatthewCromer
Mon Nov 20, 2006 4:40 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: relocation of centre
Replies: 19
Views: 3706

Wow, JJ has some very nice pictures indeed.