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A Cure For Bordom

“Banality is like boredom: bored people are boring people, people who think that things are banal are themselves banal.
Interesting people can find something interesting in all things.”
― Idries Shah

 

Does what you’re doing seem really tedious? Does it feel like the world has ceased to entertain you and that what you do seems repetitive and has lost meaning? When is the last time you studied something new? or made up words to a song inside your head? When is the last time you really tried to answer questions about meaning that you may have given up on? When is the last time you wondered how your life would be different if everyone you knew was gender-swapped? How about wondering if it was possible that everyone around you had actually reached the peak of spiritual evolution and your mission in life was to learn from them everything you possibly could? Do things seem a bit less boring now? As Dan Millman expresses it in his Peaceful Warrior books “There is never nothing going on,”
Blessings, G

 

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Come This WayCome This Way by G A Rosenberg

 

Balanced AbstractionBalanced Abstraction by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – September 1 2012

““People today are in danger of drowning in information; but, because they have been taught that information is useful, they are more willing to drown than they need be.If they could handle information, they would not have to drown at all.”

― Idries Shah, Reflections

 

I met a caterpillar the other day. He called to me as I was walking past a tree in my backyard. I bent down to see him better.

“Look at my wings are they not beautiful” he said spreading out his feet.

“Pardon me, you don’t have wings, you are a caterpillar”

“No I am a Butterfly. You know all caterpillars become butterflies and I am one. Look at my wings.”

“I don’t see wings as yet and have no doubt that you will one day have beautiful wings but at this point you have none.”

“You’re just not able to see them. One day you will be as advanced as I am and then you will know I have wings and you will know them for the beauties they are”

“No doubt”, I said and made my farewells and left. I’ve met many people like that. People who had read so much about enlightenment and advanced perceptions that they needed to not only believe that they were there but have others believe it as well. For me, I have few doubts that I grow and advance and on some level beyond space and time there is nothing to attain but in the here and now, I intend to enjoy every part of the process, every lesson learned, even the hard ones.
Blessings, G

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Butterfly Over Crop Circle by G A Rosenberg

 

Collision by G A Rosenberg