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by eseward
Wed Jan 03, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: Spiritual Teachers
Topic: Vernon Howard
Replies: 67
Views: 15057

See how all this connects with the basic technique of impartial Self-Observation. Witness the passage of mental and emotional grief. Watch it pass through you. Do not resist what you see. Do not identify with it, that is, do not take the painful feeling as being part of the essential you. You are s...
by eseward
Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Depression
Replies: 39
Views: 5176

Foxtrot, I just felt like saying that yours was a very nice and thoughtful post. Good for you. :)
by eseward
Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Happy New Year (and a Happy New Member)
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Hi BigSugar66. Happy New Year to you and your family as well. Hope you find some friends and some useful explanations here, amidst the contention. :)
by eseward
Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:33 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: The world is getting much better
Replies: 18
Views: 2433

It's not the ego itself that causes the problem... it's the identifying with it that causes the pain.
Exactly! (Took me a number of years to understand this. Duh! :))
by eseward
Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: ??
Replies: 2
Views: 704

My congrats to you on your recognition of the event as a pain-body attack. This is, of course, another success for you on your journey into freedom.
by eseward
Fri Dec 29, 2006 5:23 pm
Forum: Spiritual Teachers
Topic: Vernon Howard
Replies: 67
Views: 15057

Vernon Howard

I have gotten a tremendous amount out of Vernon Howard's works. The website is http://www.anewlife.org.
by eseward
Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Depression
Replies: 39
Views: 5176

The only “thing” that can be depressed is a temporary idea of a separate self that one may assume as an identity... Stilling the mind does not, in and of itself, free one from those assumptions hidden within the ego. There must be understanding that the Natural State is free of hidden assumptions. ...
by eseward
Sun Dec 24, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would you say to a young Hitler? (scenerio)
Replies: 37
Views: 3454

Leave the past alone. Life is unfolding as it should.

The mind has far too much conceptual bias.

Judgments that there is right and wrong in the world are only distractions from knowing the Truth of your own Being.
Beautifully said IMO. :)
by eseward
Sat Dec 23, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Depression
Replies: 39
Views: 5176

I offer this for your consideration: depression is a recognition that your individual sense of self is powerless to "make" life turn out "good". Depression is the individual sense of self's recognition that it is essentially alone and isolated in an overwhelming universe. So depression is a natural ...
by eseward
Sat Dec 23, 2006 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having children and "stress"
Replies: 6
Views: 736

Eckhart says the most important thing in every stressful situation is to observe your own reactions/pain-body, etc. Be as conscious as possible, both to enjoy your experience as much as possible as well as to give the best to your family. You can't determine your child's future, but you can be an in...