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This is a very helpful insight in the dark moments:
“Nietzsche was the one who did the job for me. At a certain moment in his life, the idea came to him of what he called ‘the love of your fate.’ Whatever your fate is, whatever the hell happens, you say, ‘This is what I need.’ It may look like a wreck, but go at it as though it were an opportunity, a challenge. If you bring love to that moment—not discouragement—you will find the strength is there.”
— Joseph Campbell
(Courtesy of Monica Cassani)
2013/10/15 Leave a comment
Eternity is that dimension of “here and now” which thinking and time cuts out.
Read and reread. Bit of a doozy isn’t it?
Even if I concede to this particular definition of eternity (which is very
one-dimensional if you really think about it), what I said originally still holds, eternity and/or reality is still a matter of perception. What you may view as liberating may prove to be confinement for another. Why restrict myself to just one reality when I may soar in my state of limbo, visiting different realities?
Aliveness has nothing to do with definitions. In fact, all definitions and conclusions kill Life.
WHEN THINKING IS IN CHARGE, everything becomes flat and
one-dimensional – be it “mundane” or “celestial”.
You take your Concept for the Reality we hereby refer to. After all, you say it yourself: eternity or reality is a matter of Perception…
Bad news: our perception is often false, because – again – what we know is not the reality per se, but the projection we hold as “reality”…
Freedom, or, whatever genuinely liberating, can be a terrible blow to the conditioned mind, indeed, a threat for the already confined perception. After all, we love our confinements, we have put so much effort to raise these thick walls around us…
Mind loves its delusions, it likes to indulge in vacuous dreaming, taking its figments – its limbo as you call it – for “different” realities.
That´s what Mind does: it takes eternity for Fata Morgana, and ascribes Fata Morgana eternal existence.
Now, reality is incredibly dynamic; a many-leveled, subtle but poignant presence, but our very concepts and self-imposed restrictions, which can be termed as one word – Ego –, prevent us from this unmediated perception.
I cannot introduce you to “another” reality as long as your vessel is filled
to the brim.
2013/10/10 1 Comment