Choosing the Now: The Projected Self vs. The Self that IS

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There is nothing so disobedient or detrimental as an undisciplined mind~ Buddha

Humans are the most intelligent beings on the planet. Unlike any other creature, we have the luxury of choice—not instinctual choice, but real choice. The only thing that nature has over us is the inherent submission to ‘what is.’ I spoke about this in an earlier post. The difference is that animals and plants are unaware that they consistently operate in the eternal present. They don’t choose to BE. They simply are. The kicker is that we, too, simply are, but we consistently resist our being-ness. Our blessing and our curse is that we have this choice…

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