Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Healing, and "Preemptive"-Healing

[Hello, visitors: Have been re-admitted to the hospital for additional procedures on the plant food body. Please visit the archives via the links at the bottom of the page. Peace, Love, Light.]

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As for Maharaj, you will find here some of his early pointers for beginners but some of his later pointers that are for seekers farther along the "path." During his last years, he said of I AM THAT: "That book and whatever was expounded at that time was only relevant for that period. I am speaking differently today" and am "emphasizing different aspects." What he offered later differed considerably from his earlier talks, making clear that the pointers in I AM THAT will take you to the midpoint of "the race" but that his final talks point the way to "the finish line."

F.: In the non-duality / adventure novel "The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders," PART ONE is entitled "The Pain"; PART TWO is entitled "The Healing"; PART THREE is entitled "The Awakening"; and PART FOUR is entitled "The Peace."

In the relative existence, pain is about the body, misery and suffering are about the "mind." All will experience both, so both will beg to be addressed.

The recent events here dealing with the plant food body's pain and its effort to heal are a mere microcosm of what is unfolding daily around the globe and what has unfolded for millions of years among humans.

While Maharaj certainly modeled a means by which the understanding could be used to address the pain associated with his cancer during the final days before he took mahasamadhi, the teachings are intended more often to address the misery and suffering that are rooted in the mind.

That requires "The Awakening" before "The Peace" can ever come, yet the silence and the reduced activity during the healing time can facilitate the shift, whether the discussion deals with things relative or with things beyond the relative.

There is a myth that "Dogs that are sick or injured go off and hide to die." The fact is, they retreat to try to heal, not to die. Saving energy is part of the healing process, but why should it be reserved only for the times when injury or pain have come?

Why not try some "preemptive-healing," that is, why not try an approach that can actually preempt the need for healing? Time and again on this site, the options have been laid out: one can race through the relative existence as a "do-er" ... going and doing and zooming;

or, one can Realize; then, what must happen can happen, but it can happen without the elements of racing and doing; it can happen in an energy-saving manner that most often involves beingness rather than doingness.

And because You are energy anyway, why not offer homage on occasion to That Which You Truly Are instead of following the path of the non-Realized and offering homage and deference and respect and service and worship to that which you are not?

The invitation is always to heal, to awaken, and to enjoy the peace.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

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