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You and eternal tranquility.

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Who or what is God?

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The pinnacle of excess.

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The Arrogance Of Ignorance.

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Enlightenment.

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Added by Ian Gardner on June 28, 2018 at 0:05 — No Comments

re Everything is imagined. [posted above]

Here are two extracts from my book The Milk Is White plus a comment relating to the book The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.

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Here is a relevant extract from my book The Milk Is White. 

CHAPTER 8 - REALISATIONS

Realisation is revelation - it is as if the dust and debris of time are swept away and the shining Truth is revealed. What is 'seen', 'known', 'identified with'
 in a…

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Added by Ian Gardner on April 15, 2018 at 22:36 — No Comments

Everything Is Imagined.

Added by Ian Gardner on April 15, 2018 at 22:15 — No Comments

The dream of the tiled floor.

The dream of the tiled floor. 

Preamble.

In The Milk Is White I wrote in reference to spiritual growth:

What we do as we move forward can be compared to us laying down paving as we absorb and apply various principles and as we shed our negative aspects and attitudes and replace them with new and positive ones. The path itself…

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Added by Ian Gardner on July 17, 2017 at 0:31 — No Comments

Consolidated Quotes - Ian Gardner as at 2016.

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I have consolidated all my post "The Milk Is White" quotes mainly for ease of reference via a search. Thus, if someone wants to know about karma one can search for "karma" and read about it in the order written.

I would be interested to know if there are any difficulties with this.

Happy, and productive,…

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Added by Ian Gardner on November 22, 2016 at 22:09 — No Comments

The inadequacy of the word "love".

The inadequacy of the word "love".

Consider these truths first:

a) Love and hate are emotions - reactions of the mind.

b) We can love someone so much that we can hate another sufficiently to kill them if they threaten the loved one! In this world of duality, "love" has its opposite "hate", with both having degrees of intensity and,…

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Added by Ian Gardner on November 12, 2016 at 21:50 — No Comments

Resonate.

The suitability of the word resonate in the context in which it is used in spiritual circles is profound, keeping in mind that everything is energy (spirit) in vibration.

Superficially anyway, a person resonating with the meaning of words implies a vibration of unison, of harmony; thus a oneness wherein the existence of the one…

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 25, 2015 at 23:28 — No Comments

Hope. (1)

Hope can be a positive state of mind, when it is maintained as a general attitude to life; or a grasping at straws, when it is aimed at a specific want or perceived need.

The former results in a degree of peace of mind and the latter in doubt and possibly disappointment.

The Buddha is…

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 23, 2015 at 23:07 — No Comments

Time and the Teacher.

“When the time is right the teacher arrives” is the saying but the “teacher” is information, and this information “arrives” by divers means; means such a book, a person, hearing, sight, neoption and so on, but we should not honour the means because to honour the means is to risk focusing on the means instead of the objective. For instance we can focus on the book,…

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 23, 2015 at 0:55 — No Comments

Co-creators of the Universe.

The Great Spirit created the universe, we are part of the Great Spirit ["one with God" is one expression], hence we are co-creators and we, therefore, created the universe* . . . . . and perhaps more!

* see also "We as Co-creators (with God.") in The Milk is White.…

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 21, 2015 at 22:16 — No Comments

Love – and that other.

There is love, the emotion, and there is that which is commonly termed love but which is actually an expression of selflessness manifesting as what appears to be love. Emotional love has degrees of self, ranging from extreme selfishness to human selflessness whilst what is commonly termed love, but is not love as such, is a spiritual state of being whose qualities…

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 20, 2015 at 23:08 — No Comments

Oddities and Aberrations.

According to the Cayce readings, when some of us spirits were in the process of getting enmeshed in the Earthly dimension we interfered with the structure of physical things by the use of our creative ability. 

The result of this was, for example, trees with arms and anatomically mixed animal forms some of which included…

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 17, 2015 at 23:14 — No Comments

Contentment – a metaphor.

When in life the sun appears not to shine on you, remember that above the clouds it shines day and night.

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Added by Ian Gardner on October 16, 2015 at 22:41 — No Comments

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