People often don’t like it (at first) when we begin to closely look at their dearly held ideas and beliefs about themselves and the world. I was afraid to let my ideas and beliefs go because I had nothing else. But we must do so, if we want Truth…
Inner peace implies something different and in opposition to outer peace. It implies independence from outer peace.
But our society believes that our inner peace is dependent upon our outer peace, and so we are continually trying to control outer things, people, and events in order to ensure our inner peace.
A spiritual crisis is when someone’s identity, purposes, values, attitudes, goals, or beliefs, are drastically challenged, often by unforeseen events. This results in upheaval and a dramatic change in focus in their lives. It may or may not involve a mystical spiritual experience, and it may or may not trigger a mystical spiritual experience.
“Fat,” is indeed not a feeling, anymore than “skinny” is a feeling. The capacity for the human mind to contort, twist, delete, and generalize thought until we reach unbearable suffering continues to amaze me. That is what suffering is, the degeneration of thinking, unnoticed, uninterrupted. Yet still, thinking has nothing to do with what is, and what is never hurts,
VIDEO: Cindy shares how suffering was suddenly transformed into and by love and joy, altering her life, and leading to a “direct seeing” in the woods. She describes how love and joy can be used to detach from needing or wanting worldy things, people, or events, and if pursued further, can lead to a direct recognition of Truth.
There is only you, so what is it that you are actually seeing, knowing, hearing or sensing that you are imaging to be ego? Catch glimpse of it’s true identity and you will recognize yourself.
Proof that suffering is imagination–and the power of belief to elicit illusion, which leads to suffering. Suffering is optional because it is based on illusion.
VIDEO: Cindy addresses the limitation of love relationships, soulmates, the true source of love, the reality/unreality of the world via separation, who you think you are, three powers you were born with, fear of a future interview, the suffering of imagination, the happiness lie, suffering after someone’s death, the nature of thought, fear being unnecessary, daily death of the thinking mind.
Cindy highlights how happenstance happiness, or object happiness, is temporary, while inner joy, peace, and love never sway, no matter what goes on in life. In this way, it is eternal and Divine. But the radio host asks… “Is the joy you speak about self-centred? Listen to her answer now.
Her father’s suicide led her on a quest to find an end to suffering, and resulted in her being gifted “mind-blowing” joy and inner peace. She was overwhelmed with gratitude and a desire to share. Now her life’s work is to help others end the stress, anxiety, depression, and drug use before they lead to suicide.