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PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2003 10:43 am 
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Way back in the late 80's or early in the year of 1990 I wrote a remarkable remark that was ripened with wisdom. The page that it was written on became mysteriously missing. Since I filed the notes I neglected to commit the verse to memory. It was intended to be a part of a manuscript that I planned to publish. Somehow, I managed to forget one of the best lines that I ever wrote. 8O I am scheduled to undergo hypnosis at 4:30 today to recover the gem from my memory. Hoepfully I will be able to share the remark with forum users in the near future.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2003 8:00 am 
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I was able to get into the depths of my memory to track a statement that I had written and lost. It was a an experience that I would define as a psychic adventure. I was able to recall many statements and poems that I had written in the year of 1989. The remark that I was hunting was difficult to track. Two statments surfaced but they were both incomplete.

If time is the (essence) of life then eternity is the absence of ________(?)

The path that leads us ________ is the road that takes us ___________(?)

I was able to track myself to the days that I was working with these but I was unable to recall the finished versions. :roll:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2003 12:10 pm 
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it seems that it would follow that:
then eternity is the absence of time

the path that leads to success is the road that takes you to a good personal future
http://home.earthlink.net/~bmgei/educat ... hoices.htm


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2003 12:29 pm 
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You hit the nail on the headball.

If time is the essence of life then eternity is the absence of time.

Just bill me $50.00 :D

I am having difficulty with the other line but some of it is coming back.

The path that leads us to enlightenment is a trail (road) _______________.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2003 2:55 pm 
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Maybe something here will jog your memory. (You're into a Buddha thing now).

…the path to enlightenment is a path within to know the In-Dweller, the knower of the mind.
http://thyroid.about.com/cs/yogathyroid ... hten_2.htm
Enlightenment is a path seldom traveled by the multitude.
…enlightenment is a path only to be known by the enlightened...
Shinsei said that the path to enlightenment is a path that each of us should walk alone.

Enlightenment is a path, not a sought after outcome is your awareness from the Heart of the Flow of All Life.
http://anunda.com/lifestreams.htm

"Repression is a good thing in many cases. Enlightenment is a road leading to destruction."
-- P. Ormberg
http://www.mylinuxisp.com/~raymond/alt. ... y=1998&m=6

Walking on the Path
http://www.buddhistinformation.com/walk ... e_path.htm

The path that leads to “Enlightenment” is called the ‘Path of the Bodhisattva.’
Bodhisattva
Enlightenment Being. This is a being whose Buddhahood is assured but who postpones his/her own entry into Nirvana to help all other sentient beings attain to it first. The Buddha himself was described as a Bodhisattva in stories of his previous lives.
http://www.urbandharma.org/udharma6/enlightnirvana.html

Therefore, as individuals seeking the path that leads us to enlightenment, what we need to accomplish and to see as the result of our life is the ability to free ourselves from the control of our delusions. Becoming liberated from the control of the deluded states of mind, developing faith in cause and effect, cultivating wisdom, and having the basis of the minds of renunciation and ethics–if one can practice the combination of all these features together, one can obtain the objectives of the path.
http://www.tushita.info/teachings/yangsi.html

On a trail a man should travel with a companion of equal mind or one who has a better mind; one had better travel alone than to travel with a foolish man.

Those who seek enlightenment must be careful of their first steps. No matter how high one's aspiration may be, it must be attained step by step, and first steps must be taken first. The first steps of the path to enlightenment must be taken in our every-day life, today and tomorrow and the next day.

At the very beginning of the path to enlightenment there are twenty difficulties.
1. It is hard for a poor man to be very generous.
2. Itis hard for a rich man to learn the way of enlightenment.
3. It is hard to seek enlightenment at the cost of self-sacrifice.
4. It is hard to see the Buddha-world in the present world.
5. it is hard to hear the Buddha-teaching in the turmoil of the world's life.
6. It is hard to keep the mind pure against the instincts of the body.
7. It is hard not to desire things that are beautiful and attractive.
8. It is hard for a strong man not to use his strength to satisfy his desires.
9. It is hard when one is insulted not to get angry.
10. It is hard to remain innocent when tempted by sudden circumstances.
11. It is hard to apply oneself to study.
12. It is hard not to despise a beginner.
13. If successful it is hard to keep humble.
14. It is hard to get a good friend.
15. It is hard to endure the discipline that leads to enlightenment.
16. It is hard not to be disturbed by external conditions and circumstances.
17. It is hard to teach others by being mindful of their natures.
18. It is hard to attain a peaceful mind.
19. It is hard not to argue about right and wrong.
20. It is hard to find and learn and practice a good method.
http://www.geocities.com/josephebecker/ ... th5-7.html


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2003 8:13 am 
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Only the weak are sent on paths without perils.

--Herman Hesse, The Glass Bead Game.
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The statement about paths was a statment that I did not complete in 89 or 90. At the time I was very much involved with the writings of Hess. As I reviewed my notes, I discovered that the statement was finalized in the year of 1999 after I had completed a rather enduring hiking tour on the Appalachian Trail.

The path of the individual leads to the summit of Mount Solitude.

Phantom Delta, 1999


The two riddles have been solved.
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The following is a quote that I have recently embraced.

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe.


--Robert Service


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2003 8:15 am 
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[quote="Phantom_Delta"] Well I guess the words that could have been:- :lol:

If time is the (essence) of life then eternity is the absence of LOVE(?)

The path that leads us to Succeed, is the road that takes us Away from Life

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