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by Ben
Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Intellectual understanding...but not experiencing The Now
Replies: 132
Views: 26915

Re: Intellectual understanding...but not being in the Now

If these awful thoughts indeed rely on being resisted or being clung to, in order to thrive, let us "fox" them and 'welcome' them in our midst. How exactly to do that escapes me at the moment, but I am working on it. So far, I understand that I should merely watch my thoughts without judgment, but ...
by Ben
Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Surrendering at work
Replies: 21
Views: 4031

I share some understanding with you. I feel I've never achieved my 'material' potential and feel trapped in a position of underachievement. I'm trying to learn acceptance because I've experienced almost permanent mental burnout for the past 5 years or so. Wow, That's exactly where I am coming from....
by Ben
Sun Aug 13, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Oh Eckhart what is it that you truly teach?
Replies: 14
Views: 2435

Interesting question! When I read the PON, the question that filled my mind was; Is it wrong to want something? Is it wrong to plan ahead? Or should I only focus on the present and be content with that? My conclusion is not to deal with it on a conscious level. If I want something, I can indulge. On...
by Ben
Sun Aug 13, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Is there a Being?
Replies: 15
Views: 3028

to me being is what personifies you, when you have shed your ego, your thoughts, and your emotions. It is your awareness of being alive, being in the moment, simply Being. It is intangible. It is part of you, but it is not a part of your body. In you, Being is not immortal. Your Being will stop when...