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by Jake Green
Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Awakening / Spiritual Enlightenment / Truth-Realization
Topic: The Secret of Enlightenment
Replies: 11
Views: 2352

Re: The Secret of Enlightenment

Is this it? Is this all there is?
by Jake Green
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello ETDC Board
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Re: Hello ETDC Board

You are close to letting go of your ego -- like a person descending a rope, you are hanging onto the end of it. Finally you let go and discover that you were standing on the ground the whole time. Andy Thank you for sharing that absolutely brilliant metaphor. That image will linger. Another concept...
by Jake Green
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello ETDC Board
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Re: Hello ETDC Board

hanss wrote: ET is right.
Very nice paragraph hanss. Thank you.

I've always imagined that releasing the ego is akin to literally jumping into an abyss. I enjoy peering into the void, but as yet, have been too fearful to fall.
by Jake Green
Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: How did you find the forum?
Replies: 75
Views: 31593

Re: How did you find the forum?

Sighclone wrote: This is a place full of words.

Andy
Words are a pet peeve of mine. How accurate are they? When they fail, who is at fault, the reader or the writer?

... and don't let me get started on translations :D
by Jake Green
Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello ETDC Board
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Re: Hello ETDC Board

lol @ Nothing
by Jake Green
Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello ETDC Board
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Re: Hello ETDC Board

Everything.
Define Everything

:D
by Jake Green
Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello ETDC Board
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Hello ETDC Board

How do you vanquish the ego? Or should you even try? He (my ego) is my closest friend. He assures me that I am right in every situation. He can justify every decision, rationalize every response. He seamlessly transitions from one mask to the next, becoming whichever 'person' I need him to be. Mad J...