This is the place to post whatever questions you have related to the teachings of Eckhart Tolle. The rest of us will do whatever we can to help you achieve a better understanding :)
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Post by phil » Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:18 am

Ah, OK given your explanation, I can understand why you might not wish to mention the other forum.

I only know you from this forum, but from that experience, the thought of banning somebody as quiet as you just sounds comical.

I probably don't agree with you on some of those issues, but banning a vet's mom cause she wants to express herself?

Lots of different moderating styles out there I guess.

Thanks for offering an alternative.

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Post by JedEye » Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:16 pm

once I woke up and felt sad and unhappy. the one thing I really wanted is to cry for myself. I had many ideas about what to do - being concious, feel that pain deeply, etc.- they were just thoughts which made me more unhappy.
I decided to cry and it took just couple seconds :) that was weird. The pain was gone.
no more words

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Post by spatialbean » Sat Jan 14, 2006 12:00 am

Hi Jedeye,

Yes I have noticed this too, like Kiki spoke of his short grief period. When I practice what Tolle says to do, feel the painful emotion itself inside the body, without thought, the duration is surprisingly brief. I am used to long periods of crying and depression so initially I thought things like "there must be more in there". But no, there isn't, because the thought element that keeps things alive is missing.

I also like that when we feel our pain body emotions fully and burn through them, we are not adding to the collective pain body and burning through some of it.



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Post by L. Bryson » Fri Jan 20, 2006 11:04 pm

Hi everyone,

Still working my way through all the posts. This thread has much meaning for me also. Yep, the " big girls don't cry " thing.... that was me for about a thousand years! It is amazing how whatever emotions show up evaporate so quickly when we just " feel " our way through them. Also..

once heard the saying " you have to cry for youself, before you can cry for anyone else. " I embrace this one 100 percent! Often when we feel sadness, anger, etc. " out there " ( the media's great for this ) it is our own unrecognized pain showing up. Once I began to treat myself with more compassion I found my compassion for everything else multiplying.

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Post by summer » Sat Jan 21, 2006 7:55 am

I love it, L. Bryson :)
Once I began to treat myself with more compassion I found my compassion for everything else multiplying.

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