Spiritual & Philosophical wisdom

Discussion in 'Philosophy and Religion' started by Deidre, May 8, 2018.

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    October eh
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  2. guerillabedlam

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  3. Ajay0

    Ajay0 Guest

    The average man is ruled by the explosions of his emotions, and cannot think clearly. - Yogananda

    Conflict is always emotional. – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Emotions arise from thoughts which arise, in turn, from foundational belief structures about the nature of Reality and your own innate identity.- Metta Zetty

    The conflict in the world is not between good and evil, as is so often projected. The conflict is always between one man’s belief and another man’s belief, whether it is within the family or between nations. The moment you believe something, you are in conflict with the opposing belief. You can postpone it with moderate talk. But conflict is inevitable. – Jaggi Vasudev

    Ego is complete identification with thought and emotion. – Eckhart Tolle

    Be aware that what you think, to a large extent, creates the emotions that you feel. See the link between your thinking and your emotions. Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them. – Eckhart Tolle

    Walk into a situation consciously and you will be able to walk out of it harmlessly. - Vernon Howard
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    MeAgain Dazed and Confused Staff Member Super Moderator

  5. Ged

    Ged Tits and Thigh Man. HipForums Supporter

    The exact opposite may be true, at least for me. Sorry.
  6. guerillabedlam

    guerillabedlam _|-|=|-|_

    Don't apologize to me, apologize to Elon.
  7. Ged

    Ged Tits and Thigh Man. HipForums Supporter

    My point being that too much self-questioning can get in the way of spontaneous creative expression, and that the idea that you always have to exceed your limitations sets up a barrier to freeing what is innately within you. Sometimes what you already have is good enough. Picasso said it was a good idea to work at 75 percent of your ability, and just hope that the really hot moments come along now and again.
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  8. tumbling.dice

    tumbling.dice I Am Only An Egg Lifetime Supporter HipForums Supporter

    I think I might join a UU church.
  9. BlackBillBlake

    BlackBillBlake Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    If UV were operating in the UK I would probably check it out at least.
  10. Ged

    Ged Tits and Thigh Man. HipForums Supporter

    "All these sins I've done before they just don't concern me anymore I see my silver lining in the sky"
  11. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

  12. Meliai

    Meliai Senior Member


    There's a lot of truth to this
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  13. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

    Job 11:7 - "Can you find out the deep things of God? Can you find out the limits of the Almighty?"
  14. I really like this.

    Kind of reminds me of this:

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  15. wilsjane

    wilsjane Member

    You have been watching too much "Father Ted" LOL.
  16. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

  17. la Principessa

    la Principessa Old School HF Member

    I appreciate the sentiment behind most religions. There are some beautiful lessons there. I just think people get too zealous about it and can't keep that shit to themselves.
  18. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

    Job 11:7 Can you find out the deep things of God? Can you find the limits of the Almighty?
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  19. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

    Rumi - Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.

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