The Meaning of Mind “Do You See What I See?” I don’t know why it’s taken me this long, but I’m presently reading The Three Pillars of Zen, by Philip Kapleau. I suppose I wouldn’t have gotten much out of it a few years ago, but now I’m really enjoying the book. Back in the … Read more
Life is, indeed, exactly like this. In case you haven’t noticed, if you’re not dead, the Cosmos is providing everything you need. As a matter of fact, it’s even providing stuff, experiences, that you either don’t know you need, or wish you didn’t need. In other words, each of life’s challenges is there for a reason.
We sit, and observe, and suddenly the background mental chatter is right there, as plain and obvious as can be. Itâ€™s largely crap, and consists of half-formed stories that serve like the little images in a DVD index. We see the little image, get all intrigued, and push “PLAY.â€
Except that we are the director, writer, and cinematographer, and all the work happens as we push the PLAY button.
None of it exists until we make it up.