Lemmings flocked to the seas following the hypnotic melodies of the Pied Piper. Are we actually progressing toward a better world or our we all tied up in electronic gadgets that someone from Madison Avenue said we must have.
Recently I have witnessed the new traveler all settled in on the bus, plane, or train with headphones on cell phones engaged and eyes glued to a touch-screen or Facebook… and if a dinosaur was running full-speed faster than the train right outside of your window seat… You would not even see it because you are too self-absorbed in the electronic stimulants that keep you motivated to see even more of the same.
Wake up World starts with one person who wants to change their consciousness and go onto higher and better things.
An excerpt from the book: “A New Earth” by Eckhart Tolle featured on Oprah.com
This book’s main purpose is not to add new information or beliefs to your mind or to try to convince you of anything, but to bring about a shift in consciousness, that is to say, to awaken. In that sense, this book is not “interesting.” Interesting means you can keep your distance, play around with ideas and concepts in your mind, agree or disagree. This book is about YOU. It will change your state of consciousness or it will be meaningless. It can only awaken those who are ready. Not everyone is ready yet, but many are, and with each person who awakens, the momentum in the collective consciousness grows, and it becomes easier for others. If you don’t know what awakening means, read on.
Only by awakening can you know the true meaning of that word. A glimpse is enough to initiate the awakening process, which is irreversible. For some, that glimpse will come while reading this book. For many others who may not even have realized it, the process has already begun. This book will help them recognize it. For some, it may have begun through loss or suffering; for others, through coming into contact with a spiritual teacher or teaching, through reading The Power of Now or some other spiritually alive and therefore transformational book—or any combination of the above. If the awakening process has begun in you, the reading of this book will accelerate and intensify it.
An essential part of the awakening is the recognition of the unawakened you, the ego as it thinks, speaks, and acts, as well as the recognition of the collectively conditioned mental processes that perpetuate the unawakened state. That is why this book shows the main aspects of the ego and how they operate in the individual as well as in the collective. This is important for two related reasons: The first is that unless you know the basic mechanics behind the workings of the ego, you won’t recognize it, and it will trick you into identifying with it again and again. This means it takes you over, an imposter pretending to be you. The second reason is that the act of recognition itself is one of the ways in which awakening happens. When you recognize the unconsciousness in you, that which makes the recognition possible is the arising consciousness, is awakening. You cannot fight against the ego and win, just as you cannot fight against darkness. The light of consciousness is all that is necessary. You are that light.
So there you have it do you want to remain an ego-driven drone of society hypnotized, electronically drugged into oblivion or would you like to be totally alive and vibrant awakening to the real. It’s totally up to you.
QUOTE: “Meditation is nothing but putting the mind aside, putting the mind out-of-the-way, and bringing a witnessing which is always there but hidden underneath the mind. This witnessing will reach to your center, and once you have become awakened, enlightened, then there is no problem. Then bring the mind in tune with you.”
THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW:The four facts of awakening: 1. We are all selfish and we all want the same thing driven by our egos. 2. Everyone is in the same boat…we are all the same. 3. Since we all the same we are one with the universe. 4. The answer to awakening is a universal oneness and the realization of love as the light within us that everyone possesses. Simply turn the light on and you are awakened
THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Anger, resentment, jealousy, payback time. If you see these things in your enemies then they are also in you. Solution! Have no enemies…anger, resentment, jealousy, or payback time and convert these destructive energies into universal love.
ZENTRAVELER SAYS: The answer my friend… is the light from within which is pure universal love.
From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.
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