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  • #2522
    gachchy
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    Why do we feel Separation?

    Even though we are all one single consciousness, we are all separated by Bodies and Minds. This leads to an unavoidable separation, conflicts etc. The feeling of You, Me, Your Money, My Money, Your Country, My Country, Rich, Poor, Good, Bad, Pleasure, Pain Jealousy, Anger, etc looks horrible to me. I feel somber when I explore this separation. I am compelled to be separate due to such situations. No one seems to bother about this. There is no alternative for separation, when we are in bodily dimension, it seems.

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    #2524
    Melj
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    Dear gachchy… Why would you feel somber knowing it’s all one Consciousness at play?

    If you choose to identify with feelings of Conflict, You, Me, Your Money, My Money, Your Country, My Country, Rich, Poor, Good, Bad, Pleasure, Pain Jealousy, Anger….then aren’t you just creating a belief that that’s how things are for you? – aren’t they just your own projections?

    Does a baby have those feelings? no because nothing outside of the babies existence is ever happening, nothing at all. The baby functions all by itself without any input from the baby, it’s the same with nature, and with animals.

    So why do humans create scenario’s outside of itself that are not actually happening, because the source of anything comes from thought, so are we to let thoughts dictate our life?

    So someone told you there is Conflict, You, Me, Your Money, My Money, Your Country, My Country, Rich, Poor, Good, Bad, Pleasure, Pain Jealousy, Anger…SO IT MUST BE TRUE!!

    Separation is felt because someone once said to you that you are separate, and you believed it because you didn’t know any better. We’re not taught the truth about separation by others – we have to discover it for ourself.

    The longer you carry your belief around with you – it becomes so well grooved into you. You then mistake this for reality. So you must drop the belief if you want to get out of the groove, that only you yourself have calved out for yourself, and only you can get out.

    The game of life is designed to have as many players as possible, when in fact all along it is just one player changing it’s Spacesuit to suit a particular situation.

    If you believe in Something – you create it – even though ALL ”Something’s” only exist AS ‘thoughts’ in Consciousness – which is prior to thought.

    When I was a fetus in the womb, I had no thoughts of being separate from my mother.

    #2525
    gachchy
    Participant

    Yea ! Mel,

    I know everything what you say. I agree with you. May be my expectations about the world are not met as I suppose. May be subconsciously I believe I am carrying the whole world on my head. I swing between two extremities always. I feel some sort of disappointment may times and crumble. Certainly, I know, it is another form of Ego only. The reason for this may be that I am the head of the family and I thrust excessive burden on my head and get disappointed always.

    When the expectations are more, happiness will always elude. Yea. As you say it is all my own projections only.

    Thanks for your Nice piece of Advice !!! I will remember those advice always.

    #2528
    Melj
    Moderator

    May be my expectations about the world are not met as I suppose. May be subconsciously I believe I am carrying the whole world on my head. I swing between two extremities always.

    The key is to find balance between the two extremities. To know that you do have to participate in a world which is often filled with struggle. And to know that what you truly are (Pure Awareness) looks on in detachment.It never struggles.
    What ever arises in this pure awareness can never affect it. All your life you have had unwanted unwelcome feelings arise and fall in you that have made you angry, sad and over burdened, but you still remain, your still here alive, nothing has changed in this part of you. This part of you is indestructible. What ever the mirror reflects never never never changes or affects the mirror in any way, the mirror always is always the mirror.

    I feel some sort of disappointment may times and crumble. Certainly, I know, it is another form of Ego only. The reason for this may be that I am the head of the family and I thrust excessive burden on my head and get disappointed always.

    If you take on responsibility that is not yours this will cause your disappointment because you do not have the power to change it.
    As head of the family yes you are responsible for the well being and safety of your beloved ones. You can provide for them comfort, shelter and food, which is the basic premise of how real love operates. However, you are not responsible for what your beloved ones think and feel and do. That’s not your job, it’s their job. It’s the same with the world. What ever is going on in the world is not your responsibility, you can’t ever change the world, you can only change you. If we want peace, we have to be peace, that’s all we need to do and be. We can always be what we want to be as a free spirit. And what ever our intent, the mirror has no choice but to reflect it.

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