Unshaken Amidst the Crash of Breaking Worlds

Did you get to see the “Isaac books” yet?front cover
The “Walking the Bridge” series, based on
spiritual discussions with my friend Isaac?

Well, you’re in luck, because the Volume 3 eBook arrives today! Walking The Bridge: The Art of All-Is-Well.

Grab your digital copy here now for only $3.99, or plan to grab it Nov 7 and 8, when it will be a freebie.

Here is an excerpt of Isaac talking in Chapter 22:

One swami’s students asked him, “Tell us your experience of when you reached enlightenment.”
He said, “First of all, it’s a place without words, and you’re asking me to supply words. But I will say it’s a place where Nothing is wrong anymore.”

This may be the best and shortest description I’ve ever heard.
Nothing is wrong anymore.

This awareness that nothing is wrong will grow according to how much you learn to accept and accommodate.
Even the highest yogi, while he may appear calm, may feel distress or excitement about something.
No matter how calm he seems, he is still a relative self in this world.
He is not changeless in this world.
The most he can do, or any of us can do, is to keep practicing more acceptance and accommodation.

For myself, I notice that as I age, when I am presented with praise or blame, I take it less personally than when I was younger. I am given praise or blame, and I still say, “thanks” or “get lost” according to the situation. But underneath everything, I feel less pulled by either experience.

As Yogananda liked to say, the truly wise can “Stand unshaken amidst the crash of breaking worlds.”
Imagine: the crash of breaking worlds.
That’s a tall order.
Yet each of us can face our own upsets with more accommodation.

We are a relative self, learning to accommodate more.

We are also a Changeless self.

We are both the changing and the changeless.

Our Sages tell us our Changeless self is “nearer than the near.”

 

Get your eBook copy of  Walking The Bridge: The Art of All-Is-Well
(Print paperback version will be available soon through this same link.)
See also Volume 1 and Volume 2, and for a taste of both go to
walkingthebridgewisdom.wordpress.com

(Thanks to Wikipedia for this crashing wave 😉
Wikipedia big wave 2010_mavericks_competition

 

 

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About Diane Langlois Stallings

Diane Stallings RN, Reiki Master, Energy Healer, Healing Touch, Enneagram Coach, EFT tapping, Meditation Coach, Nutritionist, Integrative Health Coach www.joystream.net
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2 Responses to Unshaken Amidst the Crash of Breaking Worlds

  1. A little information for potential readers; Diane was a brilliant scribe for our amazing spiritual community that I belonged to for almost two decades. I mean how often do you merit to sit at the feet of a true teacher, a learned Rabbi, a sage, and a very cool musician?!

    The lessons on peaceful personhood and wisdom still guide me and will stay with me for a lifetime. Living with the ‘Art of all is Well’ will help readers to ‘shrink that inner judge’ and that always helps to bring health and wellbeing into focus!

    Sometimes it takes more than in life than hoping from one experience to another to find peace and equanimity, it takes conscious awareness, knowing yourself, and living in non judgment.

    I am so grateful to be able to ‘relive’ the wonderful memories of our sweet spiritual family with the stories and lessons in this special series of books. I recommend that you just follow the link and check it out for yourself.

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