Insight #60 ~ ZEN Shredding…

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Find balance. 

 

All areas of your life need a certain amount of attention.  Balance allows you to navigate the diversity of life’s challenges with greater ease.  To find balance you need to define for yourself what balance is and then cultivate its value within your life.

Extended commentary:

If you are looking to the outside world for balance, there will always appear to be something in need of balance; you will never find it.  When it comes to the Self, there is no need of balance; the Self is the Self always; at all times, and under all circumstances.  “You” are the Self, even though you may not be aware of it.  You are the Self always, at all times and under all circumstances.

There’s really on one way of looking at the concept of balance; it occurs out there in the world of form and phenomena.  When it comes to living ones life “out there”, you can always find something that may be in need of balance, or not.

You might notice that you will continue to be “in” or “out” of balance as long as you continue to compare your self to something out there.  If there is no comparison, there can be no “in” or “out” of balance.  As long there is judgment: this is good, this is bad; evaluation: this means this, this means that; or significance: this is more important than this; balance or not balance,  will be a concept that dominates the mind; placed on the moment and who you imagine yourself to be.

What is being compared?

 Why is there comparing?

 Who is the comparer?

At a thinking level you might imagine that you are imbalanced or not, if you think you are your thoughts; but that is still a judgment.  At the level of feeling, you might feel you are imbalanced or not, if you think you are your feelings; but that is only an evaluation.  When you compare yourself  to others or the rest of the world, it might appear as though you are imbalanced, or not, if you think that you are just your body; it is still a limitation of significance. 

Where attention is only on the foreground of life, there will always be need of balance or not.  Where identification is place on the objects that exist in the foreground, there will always be need of balance or not.

Where there is both attention and identification of the subject to the objects that exist in foreground of life, there will always be a comparison and thus, a need of balance or not.

While balance may be appear to be an important strategy to cultivate with regards to being out there in the world of form and phenomena, it has nothing to do with being aware of Who You Are; it has nothing to do with finding out Who You Are.

Prior to thinking you are; there is no balanced or not balanced.  Prior to feeling you are, there is no balanced or not balanced. Prior to being, you are; there is no balanced or not balanced.  Prior to having or not having, you are; there is no balanced or not balanced.

With awareness there is no need of judgment, evaluation or significance, with awareness there is no need of comparison.  With awareness there is no need of balance, in regards to Being Who You Are. 

With awareness you can Be Who You Are.

Who Are You prior to balance or not balance?

 

 What can you do to enhance the balance you

experience in your life?

 

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OR

Check out “Living The Dream”, the gift book version of the slideshow/movie that is available to view free on You tube or the ZEN Shredding website; an inspiring read with full color photo’s of Whistler/Blackcomb Alpine…

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AND

When you get a chance, please visit the home of my latest work:

 Soulananda;

The Essentials of a Good Life…

  

http://www.soulananda.com

 

(c) Copyright – Michael Sean Symonds. All Rights Reserved Worldwide.

 

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