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Rise of The Gods.

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.”  ~ Earl Nightingale; American radio speaker, and self-help author.


“If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.”  ~ Abraham Maslow; American pioneer psychologist and professor.


 

This physical life is a beautiful succession of still photographs, and to find yourself and really embrace life at its fullest you must live in the moment, enjoy each moment, allow your attention to be on each moment, whether pleasant or unpleasant situations, do not escape but be there; however, because our human spirit needs to be allowed by our humanity to have outlets, to express itself freely, we, as human beings, need to rule over our egoistical and lazy minds and develop talents and skills in which we feel the passion and freedom coursing through our veins.

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To free yourself, your spirit, to embrace true and constant happiness in your life, you must have a plan or vision of what is most important for you, a goal which helps you wake up each morning happy to be alive and working towards something heartfelt and noble; but, opposite to this, you cannot live each moment just hoping for the best and allowing your mind and the situations surrounding you to lead you randomly forward, for only you are meant to create and rule in your own life–i.e., not your ego, not your family, not society, but you and only you.

 

If you are not waking up each morning and loving every second of your life, breathing in and watching yourself get better and better in the development of your skills and talents, then you will not be able to free your human spirit from the bondage of a lazy and stressful ego, thus you will not experience the true essence of happiness which starts with self-love.

 

This self-development is all about your internal state, this is not about your country, culture, or your current financial condition; therefore, you could live on the streets or inside a very humble abode, but there is always something to improve in yourself–kindness, a deeper emotional connection with yourself, the planning of a future through planning strategies for a business, working on writing stories to develop imagination, drawing, mastering a certain topic to publish a book, selling something you make, etc. etc.

The goal here is not fame or fortune, but it is to train your mind to move forward and to create something that you keep dear to your heart, because in this way you free your human spirit and let it soar to new experiences, to new heights.
Remind yourself of this every single day.

 

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Brave dreamer.

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”  ~ Leonardo da Vinci.


“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.”  ~ American novelist, editor, teacher, and professor emerita at Princeton University.


 

Breath of Life

There is a place far into the essence of your heart,
The one where the real you and love lie never apart,
The one where the world of form and opinion dies,
Where truth is absolute and you can reach the skies.

When the world is foolish and chaotic the Breath rises,
When you are tired and full of compromises;
For the Breath of Life is always there on fire,
Just follow your dreams and what you admire.

Corruption and illness breeds in the illusion,
The common man celebrates the pollution,
They lack truth and love to create beauty,
But the wise man by self-love knows his duty.

There is no bliss if you stay chained to a thought,
There is no human expression that can be taught;
One must dare to fly, soar high above the clouds,
One must care about oneself and not the crowds.

You cannot free yourself if all you do is guard your emotions from the world and new experiences. Eradicate shyness, embarrassment, and all fear, by expressing yourself and giving yourse


“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.


 

You brought the madness

Concealed underneath the illness of the sane,
Chains of the dull society broken in twain,
The divine magic of eternal hidden forces,
The explosion of bliss within my vein courses.

She is the madness and brings the trust,
I the madness of love as the ocean vast;
Real emotions as the two souls merge,
Of spiritual attraction we are on the verge.

She was red as passion and blood of life,
I was lost in the tempest of my own strife;
There were signs which I ignored in my path,
There were moments for me in blind wrath.

Soon there came illumination from her divinity,
I felt peace, freedom, a profound love affinity;
My spirit did soar free as we felt the love so true,
Heaven was the feel in my heart because of you.

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The toxic fool.

“The reality is that the only way change comes is when you lead by example.”  ~ Anne Wojcicky; American biotech analyst, biologist, and businesswoman.


 

Have you noticed that most people are always complaining about something, even though they don’t see themselves as complainers…??  And what about all those individuals always focusing on politics and other people while their own lives are a mess and they feel themselves so self-righteous...??  The mediocrity of society.  This sickness is always ready to ruin more lives.

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People even complain and feel pity about themselves instead of accepting and moving on.

I don’t think anyone of us is immune to it, but specially this is damaging for the weak mind which sees the world separated from itself.  When you see the world apart from yourself, you think in your own illusion that by complaining or lashing out with condemning words you are being helpful, thus you feel like you are doing something.  Obviously, these are rather pathetic fools that fail to see the reality of it all, namely ‘Oneness,’ that you and the world are one, and that only leading by example aids in changing the world.

Arguing and complaining just feeds the ego to bring more negativity into your persona and into your life; this, certainly so, affects the opportunities you have and the people you attract.  Mediocre minds are the highest percentage of the world’s population, and so we must focus our attention on leading by example–it could very well be on the small things, like helping carry groceries or taking care of someone sick.

 

As long as you keep complaining and arguing about the world, the outcomes in your life won’t be fruitful, because by being negative your mind is not accepting but denying, and exactly this corrupts your whole existence, it pollutes your whole existence.
“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” ~ Buddha.

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Time and Energy.

“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” ~ Nelson Mandela.


“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” ~ Nikola Tesla.


“When Your Energy vibrates at a frequency that is in direct alignment with what the universe has been attempting to deliver your entire life, you begin to live in the flow and true miracles start to happen.” ~ Panache Desai; British spiritual teacher and author.


Time and Energy

Humans are beings of energy we call spiritual, coming from the realm of the immaterial and eternal, where no fear, thought or emotion exists, where all is peace and unity and no duality has place.  This is pure divinity, pure energy.


But in order for us to experience physical life, time and space opened the vortex into aging and moving from one place to another in forms of blemished matter.

So, we are ruled or based upon two conditions, which are Time (which creates all duality) and Energy (which irradiates life into otherwise dead matter and creates all human expression); however, these two are, of course, one and the same, but our minds separate the two, and that is why most people see only the differences on earth–i.e., trees, animals, humans of different colors, rocks, air, water, etc.

But either we see and understand Oneness in all Creation or not, the truth is that we must embrace the time on this earth and use the energy of the human spirit wisely, because our time here is to experience and reach higher levels of consciousness, but even more than that to experience through the efficient use of our energy, the energy forming our mind and body.

We cannot expect time to do everything we, as wise beings of energy, should do, because time is a constant flow and its purpose is just to allow us to create experiences which can bring us all growth; energy is the eternal entity we must move and use to create through time.

We do not become wise masters of our time here by sitting or even praying for a miracle or for time to create something great for us; time is just a constant which will only pass and it has no purpose of Creation, energy does.  We are Creators, manifesting is our work; and we have the right tools, which are our minds and our bodies, and through its proper use we become masters.

Don’t let time fool you. “Great things take time,” the saying goes; yes, but time itself does not do anything, the wise management of your energy through intentions and actions do.

 

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The Greatest Prayer.

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson; American essayist, lecturer, and poet.


 

How many times do we say “pray for this” or “pray for that”…??  How many times people put their faith and their prayers on an illusion outside of themselves…??  They put all their expectancy and effort into thoughts geared toward this magical illusion the ego creates for them through the Bible, through religions born of man, through a statue or a cross.

The point is that these processes create more beliefs, and beliefs are what creates problems in the first place/what fuels the ego.
Beliefs are not facts, but are false entities created by fear in order for you to feel a fake sense of safety.  But this leads to suffering and stress.


But if you pray in your thoughts to yourself and embrace that magnificent godliness you are within by doing actions and believing only in the results you can create, than you are using conscience and wisdom, and this will certainly lead to success you can trust fully.


The root of all prayer is patience, because patience goes beyond time and space, because patience is divine, because through patience you allow yourself and the universe to guide your mind towards success or the bliss you seek.


Patience should be your chosen life journey, because the process of patience is wise and it will keep your mind self-disciplined to understand life and the events occurring in life.

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The powerful and wise ally.

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.”  ~ Leo Tolstoy; Russian writer.


 

An ancient Chinese warrior once said that you become good with the sword and powerful and swift in your fighting movements through working steadily day by day throughout years and years, that only patience can be your greatest ally in becoming the best in the battlefield.

Life is a roller coaster and we are on the ride whether we want it or not, because this life is movement and growth, ups and downs, moments which seem like we are falling off the ride and moments which seem like we are flying across the sky free of all harm; which it is the whole purpose for matter to exist, the whole purpose of life, learning from those moments when we think we are falling and from those when we believe we are flying free like birds.  The illusion of falling off and flying free makes it worthwhile, all that you think, believe, and experience each day, even thought it can be tragedy, make this physical life of value to really hold dear in your heart.  Perhaps you see and understand the development of life itself differently than I; however, the absolute truth is that which you live each moment, not the past or the future but the right now.

And life plays this on us, past and future in our minds, so we can adopt the powerful character and develop the wisdom to experience the only true reality that matters and see past the deception of past and future.  Of course, the illusions of past and future have been given to us for a mighty reason, which is to sharpen motivation and create a sense of growth; because your mortal mind values the right-now moment based on what you did and experienced in a past moment, and your mind values the right-now moment based also on the prospects for the future that you have–i.e. the promotion you are expecting from working hard, the business success and development, the wonderful dinner with family in the celebration coming up, the learning and growth of your kids and you experiencing that, the growing old with your partner, etc. etc.

And for this time exists precisely, the distance from one event to another, because you need time to develop yourself as a human being from the past into the future, where you find value and identity in those important illusions to enrich your right-now moment.  That same distance to develop yourself and design the rich events happening in your life, certainly you can agree, needs patience and perseverance; the character and wisdom to create whatever you desire to see in time, in your life, is found in the patience which takes to create in that time.  Life is always moving and creating based on your unconscious or conscious desires, and based on your unconscious or conscious behaviors; the only difference between positive and negative creations is your awareness of what you are creating or telling life to create around you.

And that difference is ruled by time and patience.  Patience not only aligns with the natural evolution of the universe in creating beauty around you, but it creates strong character within you to see that those creations fit your search for success or that image in your mind that warms you and gives you a feeling of joy; because all the purpose of life itself is that you master the patience to align with the universe in creating your reality as you want it to be.  Impatience rushes the universe like rushing the construction of a building–i.e. if you rush the construction of a building, then, the workers won’t use the best materials and methods to build, so the building will be crooked and of weak foundation, and soon it will crumble into pieces over your head.

 

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See, patience builds the momentum needed to work out the details of something great, or a great creation coming in your path, but impatience rushes that wonderful and needed process.  Impatience is an obstacle for creating success.  Impatience gets in the way of Universal Law by deviating the process of creation and by stopping construction ahead of time, so the ultimate result is rushed and ugly and everything which is the opposite of what you wanted.  Impatience is the enemy of all the heartfelt desires of growth you have in mind for you and your family.

Patience itself is wisdom because through patience you find a kind of peace within your chattering mind, and so your views and attitude about your own life change, they become more aligned with the joy of the right-now moment, and, even though you still think of the past and the future, you now find yourself less anxious and more self-disciplined to find value living in the moment, enjoying the moment.

With a better mental attitude brought on by patience, your mind becomes powerful and wise, because the power and the wisdom are found in the freedom of the moment and not in the stress of the past and in the anxiety of the dubious future.

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Winning quality.

“Keep your dreams alive.  Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication.  Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”  ~ Gail Devers; American track and field athlete, Olympic champion, World champion.

 

Living a whole and constantly fruitful life is running the business of life, just like running your job at the office or at the production line or along the road delivering pizzas; however, the business of life requires much more focus and attention, because the business of life should be based (and most of the time people forget this) on our inner worth and not on the worth of what we do or in the worth of the company we work for.  Quite often, we set ourselves adrift and follow the popular trends, follow the constant pace of the hubbub, and there is a loss of focus upon what is really important, we get thus sidetracked by the popular news or by the new gossip or by the pressures of this or that.  Our minds get overwhelmed and altered constantly, distancing themselves greatly from all focus and determination, just like a ship with no engine and no particular destination.

We then become blinded by mental stress and the narrow reality we create for ourselves; so, we tend to disrupt our peace and forget about our inner worth, going through life not seeing the good but the bad–i.e. not being aware of opportunities for real growth, such which can relate and connect us to natural life itself as it is really intended and not as we may be led by stress to see it.

And life itself has a rhythm, unlike the office which is ran by rules and man-made concepts of what success is, and this life is then harmonious and perfect, not random or ruled by “luck,” it always has an enlightening purpose and bright horizon to offer to the awakened ones who are able to recognize the hidden lessons in it (even the tragedies we live have something hidden which we can use to elevate our minds into better futures).  But the challenges can be daunting nonetheless and so we must remain cool-headed amidst tragedy and confusion, while we value ourselves and work hard to overcome all those obstacles that serve the purpose to mold and shape us into better and more developed individuals to seize greater opportunities; hence, this is useful to have in mind in all facets of life, from the stresses of work to the dues we pay in our life.

If you expect to see great opportunities appearing in your path, that great promotion, the bright side of that challenge, the value within your relationship, or that growth within yourself to achieve more in life, there is something you must always rely on, hard work and dedication to your cause; therefore, opportunities for growth and all that you want will appear in your life if you maintain focus on your goals and not get distracted or deviated from your path by stress or challenges, and hard work and dedication towards a set goal will alter your mind in such a way that you will see opportunities that you had not been able to see before.

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A strong purpose upon a set goal will sharpen your senses and redirect your view with a mighty vision of the future, and noble intention included in that purpose will emotionally strengthen you and add that love you need to stay on your path without getting overwhelmed and deviated by stresses and challenges.  This is vital and extremely powerful energy to build patience and understanding, perseverance and character, which will give you the confidence and deeper insight to see beyond those challenges.

Keep going, even though you may see only tragedy and hurt in your path at the moment, because fear and courage are two sides of the same coin; which is why the fearful can become the fearless literally in the wink of an eye, for it only takes the wisdom to mentally turn around that coin and jump from fearful to fearless, and thus change your conscious awareness of life, of your reality, and of what you should do to reach your goals.  And this is my own experience.

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The diamond in the rough (1-min. read)

“By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” ~ Grenville Kleiser; instructor in public speaking and motivational speaker and author.

 

     When I was a child I had a very serious foot surgery, or surgery of a serious flat feet condition.  After this surgery, I had extremely painful months without moving, and then I had to learn to walk again going through therapy and whatnot.  From that serious challenge in my life, one which I always remember when I look at the huge warrior scars left on each side of my feet, I learned that the path to self-discipline is patience and unwavering focus on the higher goals one has, which in my case back then was the goal of my utter recovery from that feet condition to thus start walking again in my normal living, to go back to the clear and complete functioning of my legs and feet.  But, most importantly, I learned that self-discipline itself lies in the details of the direction of our thoughts.  I came to the realization that to have self-discipline one needs to give a certain useful direction to thought-energies, because it is all about how to use and guide mental energies.

See, thoughts are powerful energy, but misguided or diamond-in-the-rough energy, that needs to be given a constructive purpose and a path to create or reach a condition desired—i.e. great inner wisdom, solid self-confidence, constant fearlessness, attractive qualities, wealth of character, etc. etc.; it all may be reached through the molding and shaping of this almighty energy we call ‘self-discipline.’

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Furthermore, this mentioned entity itself is indeed a condition living and flowing freely within our immense consciousness, or conscious awareness of yourself and of the world around you.  This is why many people seem not to have self-discipline or even embrace their Higher Selves through self-discipline, because, as mentioned above, it is indeed a living state or condition in our conscious awareness; and this means that as long as we increase our conscious awareness of the exact goals we have, gather the necessary mental data to plan the reaching of those goals, and inquire within ourselves as to the real meaning for us to get what we desire, then we will accomplish and master self-discipline without a doubt, but if we do not do these things nothing will be accomplished due to a weak mind condition and poor vision of what we desire (a sickness which poisons the mental awareness of the masses).

Like this, humanity considers diamonds extremely valuable; however, have you really pondered the origin of diamonds and the similarity they reflect upon the mental energy or energies we are talking about here…??  Let us then mull over the implications together, shall we?:  Millions, or even billions of years ago, tremendous heat and pressure turned pure carbon into colorless diamond crystals one hundred miles or more below the earth’s crust.  Eventually, volcanic activity brought diamonds closer to the earth’s surface.  Volcanic pipes, or Kimberlite pipes, drive diamonds to the surface while cooling them on the way up; and, so, today diamonds are indeed mined in areas which have had volcanic activity in the past, including ocean floors and gravel beds.  Now, as diamonds travel up to the shell of  the earth, they occasionally combine with trace amounts of other minerals even as they take on  a wealthy variety of colors.

Although these stunning, admired gemstones may give the sudden impression of being feeble glass, they are actually the hardest, most natural material on Planet Earth.  This is a very accurate and beautiful example to describe the hidden energies of self-discipline within you.  In the same sense, we can reflect upon it with the equal admiration we may have for these precious gems, if not with more admiration and clear awe, since self-discipline may provide to you enormous wealth beyond your very dreams.  Once, pure carbon was worthless and living in the innermost depths of the earth, more like the raw energies of passion and self-discipline exist together in our consciousness or conscious awareness—i.e. both are beyond our practical use, both are of no value whatsoever to us in that raw state or natural condition.

But as the volcanic activity happens and brings these diamonds in the rough up to the surface, they transform or transmute into something exceedingly valuable and rare; as you can see in the example, this same volcanic activity in us is the sheer will or unrelenting desire to bring these raw energies (diamonds in the rough) up to the surface of our own minds to be converted or  transmuted into powerful self-discipline we can use to better ourselves and our lives.

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The dark cloud.

“What I try to do is write.  I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat.’  And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff.  But I try.  When I’m writing, I write.  And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay.  Okay. I’ll come.’”  — Maya Angelou; American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.

 

     “Writer’s block is a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work, or experiences a creative slowdown.  The condition ranges in difficulty from coming up with original ideas to being unable to produce a work for years.  Throughout history, writer’s block has been a documented problem.”  Jesus Christ!– They make it look like is some dying of brain cells or some serious and irreversible condition!  I have to say, when I read this in Wikipedia I couldn’t believe how much fuss they have made over it, and this is exactly why most people see writer’s block as a real condition, like having the flu, or a stomach virus, or, even worse, a serious breathing problem or some type of mental disease or even a cancer.  But, remember, what you think you become, and what you think constantly about your mind creates as reality.  Reality in your life is what your mind says it is, because as you think you start believing; hence, once you start believing something, the cellular make-up in your body produces the chemicals and the sensations your body and your mind design in you as what you call writer’s block.

As a really serious writer and deep thinker, this is a very important topic for me personally; because at some point in the beginning of my career I also thought (because of all the fuss they keep making about it) that I would suffer this from time to time, and I have walked out of my computer desk just because I thought writer’s block was something real and that I had to rest my brain for a few days to heal and be ready to welcome the muse again.  But, in reality, I discovered that it is just a trick of the mind, like the fear we may experience in life or the anxiety we create just by thinking about the things that can go wrong in our life.  Furthermore, it is the pride we feel in writing something superb and excellent from the first line, we want that feeling of knowing that the writing is great from the get-go, we want to know that we are great in the first stroke of the pen or key-stroke of the computer; hence, it is not a real condition of the mind but the fear and impatience of creating something marvelous in the first page.  And that makes it all kept under our control, and we do not have to walk out of the desk whenever we feel this, and even lose days without writing.

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So, it is worth noting that which is understood at this point, that the muse or essence/power of writing is not on waiting for something divine to present itself into our minds, but the key is to demand it passively because it is our right and gift as human beings, it is essentially creative energy in our consciousness (in the consciousness of the garbage man as in the consciousness of the professional writer; however, this creative energy is more pronounced in the writer due to the mental practice and the living we make out of using it every day). 

Now, as professional and serious writers we have to push through the lethargy and boredom of watching the blank page, just like the marathon runner which does have to actually start running to achieve his goals of competing in the marathon and accustom his muscles to be great at it, even though he might not feel the energy to run that particular morning.  It is all about starting, even though you might not have great thoughts to start writing, even though you might not have all the details of the character or the scenery in your mind’s eye, even thought you might not have a specific path for your story or character, even though you might not have an idea to create your character, and even though you might start writing uninteresting nonsense about your story, so I repeat, IT IS ALL IN STARTING SOMETHING, your job is to write, period, so write without excuses.

While you start your writing perhaps not very interestingly, it will develop itself, ideas will start coming to you because then your conscious energy will be attracted by your commitment and strength of will (the traits of the true leader); therefore, this energy or muse is yours for the taking, and if you do your part then it will follow your wishes to succeed in your writing venture.  You are the master and leader, the muse is your servant and follower; however, most writers think that they are the servants and followers of this so-called muse, just waiting for it to strike and make its appearance, just hoping to allure this substance of creativity by not chasing it and by praying that it comes on its own.

The muse or creative energy does not come to you from the conscious mind, even though we use the conscious to mold ideas and structure story plots; it comes from the subconscious, which is where imagination comes from, and we have heard many great artists say that they have gotten great ideas and art forms from their dreams and from taking nature walks–i. e. being one with this divine energy which belongs to each of us, but we need to embrace it and claim it if we are to use it to our own advantage.  But, as it is, the ego (the lazy, dual and all-confusing, monkey mind) lives in the conscious mind, and this ego we can experience it more when the mind tries to wait for a “stroke of genius” to come on its own, if you will; and so it is this ego-substance which tells us that we have writer’s block, and which tells us that we are not ready to write something creative and interesting, and which tells us that we cannot come up with anything to write about.

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To make it shorter, we can beat the ego by “taking the bull by the horns,” as they say, by being our own leader and demanding the right to creativity; this is done, in my own experience, by brainstorming on a piece of paper about characters, scenes, story plots, emotional and psychological content, story messages and impressions you want to express, whatever you want to write related to your story.  This is also done by writing whatever you have in mind at the moment, because, the more you stare to that blank page, the more confusion and fear of writing your ego will communicate to your mind and body.  Besides, remember, the real story-telling is not in the clarity and strength of your first draft, but it is in the editing; thus, the editing makes the story attractive because you are clearer in your vision, but for this clarity to come and appear you need a first draft (it does not matter what it looks like).

So, keep writing without being a perfectionist, which kills the art; see, true art is not about perfection, but true art is about human vulnerability and emotional expression.  This moves people, it connects people.  Nobody on earth is perfect, so perfection does not connect people, it distances people and it distances you from your real art.  Do not be afraid of writing and developing ideas.  You are in command if you wish to be and start writing patiently but steadily.  Rome was not built in a day.

 

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The lone wolf (1-min. read)

“Being alone adds beauty to life.  It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.”  ~ Henry Rollins; American musician, actor, writer, television and radio host, and comedian.

     Freedom is something most people do not really understand because they tend to be deceived by their egos and their pleasures or fanaticism.  No one can tell you what freedom really is, not the politicians, not the commercials on TV, not movies, not your friends, not co-workers, not your family, and not even your own intellect; for freedom is not really a concept but it goes beyond that, so it is not created by man, even though by being able to vote or walk around freely or choose your romantic partner you feel free.  It is all an illusion of the conscious mind, of the ego; there is no freedom created by man, there is only the grand illusion of freedom, and this is why people aren’t 100% happy and there are wars and divorces and this and that issue in the world.  People think they are truly free, and once the illusion runs out then their minds start feeling overwhelmed and overflood with fear and desperation, hatred and anxiety towards themselves, towards others, and towards situations which pin them against a wall they themselves have built.
     For example, people vote and think they choose, but the decision has already been made for them, and this is not democracy but the superficiality of it to keep the masses compliant and subservient, and this leads to the suffering of the many and the glory of the few–and yet the many do not see this, because they walk with a blindfold over their eyes.  Another example is watching TV; today the media exposes news of corruption and violence in the world–  But, think about it, is it really the whole truth that they choose to show you, or superficial news to entertain you and divert your attention from the core problems…?? 
Again, to keep the masses compliant and subservient, minds bent to the will of the society’s system they have already chosen for you; thus, the chaos of a rebellion of the Higher Mind and the individuality of each person are seduced and kept asleep, and if the masses continue their sleep then the illusions continue, rich empires continue growing richer, the poor get poorer, people continue to eat and drink ignoring all health while their minds and bodies are kept weak and chained to lower thinking and to doctors which pump the system with drugs, all profits from unneeded items go up, blood-money from wars and from the negligence of countries on starving people increases, etc. etc.
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     Now, it is the unwise man which follows all this, the sheep whose eyes are closed to that which lies beyond the facade of society.  The wise man understands and knows this and, even though he lives among these sheep (which are his friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, etc. etc.), he becomes the wolf himself because he knows that truth and happiness are only found within himself and not in society’s magic tricks, for he doesn’t let the egotistical veil of the world fall upon his eye, and this is because he knows himself and others–i. e. he sees with his inner eye and so beyond the illusion his own ego and the ego of others create.  He is fully awakened, and yet he lives, loves, and interacts among and with the asleep ones.  He carries peace in his mind and heart, because he controls his desires and reactions to the environment and to the asleep people he comes in contact with.  He understands at a deeper level that which drives the asleep to anger and fills them with fear, which is all economic ups and downs, relationships misunderstandings, and the anxiety and mental distress death brings.  He sees clearly through the veil of the mundane life and he elevates himself to a constant state of mental and spiritual awareness which fills him with constant blissfulness.
     Being alone is a source of incredible energy and great wisdom for the mind, and that is why great artists and innovators, as well as great spiritual teachers, have talked about the power of creativity flowing from the depths of the subconscious (subconscious which can only be accessed through the process of being alone and in peace and acceptance of oneself and others).  Being alone, taking respectful and enriching time for yourself is recharging your inner batteries, the energy of your cells flowing freely and giving you deeper understanding and strength to create and stand on your own, uniquely and powerfully to reach all goals with determination and faith.
     The way to reach this state is to leave the nuisance and stupidity of the world and the society you live in, by being self-disciplined in your own mind and heart and rejecting that from your culture and your society which does not create health in you (mentally and physically).  And this goes against the ego, I know, which always points the way towards all unhealthy options and banal pleasures of the mind and flesh; however, there is no more misguided and obtuse path to self-sabotage of your higher goals and to all mental and physical suffering than to follow your lower instincts and rogue thoughts and emotions.  This should be a reminder for all of us to always be aware of ourselves and the society’s allures.
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 And which one are you, the wise or the unwise man, the strong or the weak man…??

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