Then that God is the Truth.

and truth is a sharp two edged sword: the greatest danger to your egoic head, and the only way home.

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I remember in Robert Monroe's books about his out-of-body explorations (don't remember which book - "Journeys out of Body" or "Ultimate Journey"), he visited a possible future for humanity/earth - which I thought was so beautiful. There weren't very many humans, only a few. Viewing the earth from above, there were some beautiful arrangements of trees/plants - like ornate gardens, but most of the earth looked natural and wild. The humans were found sitting up against trees in a state of rest most of the time - they only awoke and acted when they had a function to perform in the "garden".

I found that to be such a beautiful picture. Sounds like the Garden of Eden, really.
However, the movie Mr. Nobody made a really good point about the beauty of birth, mortality and death - I highly recommend that movie as well.

Check out "Back to Eden" - a short yet beautifully inspiring documentary about a man in Washington who discovered the wonderful benefits of using wood chips as mulch, and his religious realizations which go along with that discovery.


The reason I love permaculture - not only does it encompass the solutions to our modern ecological problems, it is laying the groundwork for reestablishing paradise on earth - I do believe the inspiration is heaven sent <3.

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"to work in the world is hard; to refrain from all unnecessary work is even harder" - Nisargadatta

 
 
St Therese Love
"If you are willing to bear serenely the trial of being displeasing to yourself, then you will be for Jesus a pleasant place of shelter." St. Therese

I found that quote in a book I recently read called "People of the Lie: The Hope to Healing Human Evil".

I read a bit about St. Therese and was really touched by her story - made me cry even: "Some dismiss her as a saccharine neurotic, but anyone who tries to practice her spirituality of sacrificial love quickly realizes how hard it is, how strong she was, and how transforming her personal nonviolence can be for all of us.
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Therese.. dedicated herself to the daily practice of sacrificial love toward those around her, perfecting the art of responding to coldness, rudeness, gossip, and insults with active loving kindness and inner compassion. She aimed these small acts of unconditional love at Christ in the other person and for the redemption of the human race--a spirituality she called her "little way." She wanted to remain like a child, as Jesus instructed when he said that we must become like children if we want to enter the reign of God. She understood this spirituality not as childishness, but as a profound trust in God through confidence in God's love, not just despite our littleness, poverty, weakness and brokenness, but precisely because of them."


I think she's a good example for practitioners of Falun Dafa as well.