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by costello
Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Struggling with surrendering
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Re: Struggling with surrendering

Thank you, far east of west. "Headphones with an mp4 attached with an audio book (booksshouldbefree is the website, you can download Walden to start, its good) or nice music (or some really bad gangster rap, whatever)." I've tried headphones. I've tried all sorts of ways of blocking the noise. I've ...
by costello
Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Struggling with surrendering
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Re: Struggling with surrendering

Thanks for the feedback, Phil. "So what choice did you make ? ... apparently you chose to suffer, right ?" I've chosen to try and use this experience for spiritual growth. I'm just not being particularly effective at it right now. "... but you also resist this suffering, which means that you did not...
by costello
Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Struggling with surrendering
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Struggling with surrendering

Hi: I'm new to this forum, so forgive me if I've put this in the wrong area. I'm also new to Eckhart Tolle, so I may not have all his vocabulary down quite right. I'm currently struggling with a situation which is a source of great stress for me but which I can see could be helpful in my spiritual g...
by costello
Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Kansas
Replies: 4
Views: 774

Re: Hello from Kansas

Thanks, runstrails, for the reassurance that it's here to stay. It occurred to me after I posted that I'm not complaining as much as I usually do. I've been very unhappy recently, and I can't help but notice that some of my coworkers don't look thrilled to see me when I enter the room. I imagine I'm...
by costello
Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Kansas
Replies: 4
Views: 774

Hello from Kansas

Hi: I'm joining this forum with a bit of trepidation. I'm active on forums on other topics and find them useful, but I'm a little worried about intellectualizing this subject rather than just experiencing it. I recently listened to The Power of Now on audiotape. Despite years of reading and listenin...