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  1. Archived_Member16

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    Beyond The Physical
    We Are Beings Of Light

    We are all beings of light. Put another way, we are spiritual beings having a human experience. As children, most of us know this, but other human beings who have forgotten what they really are and who cannot help us to know ourselves train us to forget. As a result, we are led to believe that magic is not real, that our invisible playmates do not really exist, and that we are limited beings with only one earthly life to live. There is enormous pressure to conform to this concept of ourselves and so we lose touch with our full potential, forgetting that we are beings of light.

    At this time, many of us are reawakening to the truth of who we are, because we are living amidst such large-scale changes in the world. We need to access this light in order to not only survive but thrive as we shift into a new order of consciousness. As the changes around us proceed in rapid progression, we will want to be able to trust our own ability to sense what is happening and how we can best respond. We are no longer living in a predictable world in which we can trust external authority figures and prior ideas about reality to guide us. We need to be able to access the information that will help us navigate these uncertain waters, and the ultimate authority resides in our awareness of ourselves as beings of light.

    It is through our connection to this light that we know things beyond what the visible world can tell us, and we see things beyond what the physical world reveals. In order to access this wisdom, we can simply allow ourselves to remember that we are not limited, as we have been taught. In fact, we are filled with divine grace and power that is ours for the asking. A daily practice of tuning into this vast potential, conversing with it, and offering ourselves up to it opens the door through which we can reclaim our true identity, taking ownership of the calling that the time has come to create bliss on earth.

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    THE SIKH WAY OF SPIRITUAL REAWAKENING = SEVA + SIMRAN + SANGAT !
     
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  3. gurkipreet kaur

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    could someone explain this to me please: I
    what does it mean that its "ours for the asking"?
    elaborate on it a lttle plz?
    thank u so much!=)

    Akal Sahai!
     
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    I understand it in the following way:-

    Our lives are actually all about prayer. We are praying 24/7 at every moment.

    Which part does the prayer 24/7 ?

    The sub-conscious mind. Through the faculty of mental imagery fueled by emotions and one-pointed attention our prayers are heard.

    So compare a 10 minute prayer done consciously with a 24/7 prayer of the sub-conscious mind, which of the two do you think will materialize?

    A usual complain would be, "I didn't ask for pain, suffering and unhappiness. So why do I have all of this in my life?"

    Time to re-think what kind of mental imagery do we allow to run without consciously censoring it.

    Soul_Jyot presented an article recently which contained the following


    “Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
    Watch your words, for they become actions.
    Watch your actions, for they become habits.
    Watch your habits, for they become character.
    Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”

    The habits of the mind are so deeply rooted that only Gurbani/True Naam can pacify it and change our matt.

    Bhariye matt papar ke sang, Oh dhopai naavae ke rang.

    Sarab rog ka aukhad naam.
     
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    thank u!!! that makes a lot of sense now=)
    we attract things without even knowing! so its kinda like attraction theory that is talked about in book called " the secret" or somehting like that...hmm interesting.

    :)
     
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    Subject: The Coffee story

    " The happiest people in the world are not those who have no problems,but those who learn to live with things that are less than perfect."

    * A group of graduates, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor.
    * Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life.
    * Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups -porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal, some plain looking, some expensive,some exquisite- telling them to help themselves to the coffee.
    * When all the students had a cup of coffee, the professor said: "If you noticed, all the nice looking expensive cups were taken up, leaving behind the simple and cheap ones.
    * While it is normal for you to want only the best for yourselves, that is the source of your problems and stress.
    * Be assured that the cup itself adds no quality to the coffee.
    * In most cases, it is just more expensive and in some cases even hides what we drink.
    * What all of you really wanted was coffee, not the cup, but you consciously went for the best cups... Then you began eyeing each other's cups.
    * Now consider this:

    -Life is the coffee; the jobs, money and position in society are the cups.
    - They are just tools to hold and contain Life, and the type of cup we have does not define, nor change the quality of Life we live.
    - Sometimes, by concentrating on the cup, we fail to enjoy the coffee God has provided us. Enjoy your coffee!."

    * The happiest people don't have the best of everything.
    * They just make the best of everything."
     
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    gurkipreet Kaur Ji:

    Sat Siri Akal

    Further to the beautiful explanation of Begum Ji:

    BRIEFLY: My understanding is that we all have a 'devine spark' within us. In order to ignite this 'spark' into the 'divine flame' we must WALK the spiritual path - the Sikh Way of Life: seva, simran & sangat. This will enable us to unite our enlightened 'atma' with 'parmata' - the Source of All, with Kirpa & Blessings of Guru Ji ! The key is strong FAITH, will power (determination), and lots of patience !

    With Divine Love & Blessings of Waheguru Ji,

    Harbhajan S. Sangha
     

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