When you ask yourself, “Why would s/he do that?” Where is that answer going to come from? Is it going to come from him/her? No! It’s going to come from you. It’s going to be the reasons why you would have done it…
VIDEO: Cindy discusses resistance itself as being the false “I,” and how to clearly recognize this, without doubt. She works with someone to overcome the fear of the wish to surrender. Notice how the beautiful wish for surrender is grabbed by the “I,” which turns it into a fear.
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.
He exclaims “Oh my god” over and over, crying and laughing in ecstasy, asking “what does it mean?!” Many of you have probably seen a double rainbow, and may wonder, what’s the big deal? When you start acknowledging the miracle and mystery, and beauty around you, you will begin to know and experience the miracle and mystery, and beauty within you. Watch Peter Russell’s presentation on “The Primacy of Consciousness” below. (A must watch; just over an hour, and worth every minute.) But do not stop at intellectual understanding, because even Peter admits that knowing it as thought is not Knowing It. Knowing It, you know the joy of all experiences from the sublime to the ecstatic, the joy of all creatures great and small – and the joy of all things from a blade of grass to a double rainbow.
When people do think or say the words “Happiness is within,” most are just giving it “lip service.” For those people, it is just a nice theoretical thought they drop when it suits them – usually while counseling others. They say it just because it sounds good, and they generally only say it when things are going well. Few say and uphold it when things go awry.
Would you make better choices in a partner?
How much more free and loving could you then be in a relationship?
Some people are so shocked by the idea of not needing someone that they ask, “But, then what would a relationship be for?”
Such a response reveals how deeply their conditioning goes.
Both my generation and the current generation have been raised in a “romantic era” that is more accurately called an “attachment era.” The majority of our movies and music proclaim a love that needs the other, and that idea is portrayed as a good, romantic thing. Perhaps it comes from the fear of losing someone and therefore needing them to be your “only one” and “forever.”