Guan Yin Speaks. What causes things to die?
“Greetings. This is Guan Yin speaking.
The being through whom this teaching flows received this guidance this morning in meditation.
“What causes anything to lose its life? What sustained it
has been taken away. Thoughts have a life and soul of their own. What thoughts are you sustaining through your attention and agreement?”
There is the wonderful American Indian parable about the wolves.
ONE EVENING, AN ELDERLY
CHEROKEE BRAVE TOLD HIS
GRANDSON ABOUT A BATTLE THAT
GOES ON INSIDE PEOPLE.
HE SAID “MY SON, THE BATTLE IS
BETWEEN TWO ‘WOLVES’ INSIDE US ALL.
ONE IS EVIL. IT IS ANGER,
ENVY, JEALOUSY, SORROW,
REGRET, GREED, ARROGANCE,
SELF-PITY, GUILT, RESENTMENT,
INFERIORITY, LIES, FALSE PRIDE,
SUPERIORITY, AND EGO.
THE OTHER IS GOOD.
IT IS JOY, PEACE LOVE, HOPE SERENITY,
HUMILITY, KINDNESS, BENEVOLENCE,
TRUTH, COMPASSION AND FAITH.”
THE GRANDSON THOUGH ABOUT
IT FOR A MINUTE AND THEN ASKED
“WHICH WOLF WINS?…”
THE OLD CHEROKEE SIMPLY REPLIED,
“THE ONE THAT YOU FEED”
Your outer mortal world is seemingly filled with color and light, noise, conflict, deeply fascinating dark tales left and right. It takes great strength of will and a willingness to surrender, to let go of that circus.
There is a teaching from Lao Tze, that suggests that the human world of Yin and Yang is
“The bitter sea.”
A dark and dirty place, full of unconscious behaviors and suffering.
What is the alternative?
Well, the dream world seems solid, permanent, real. It’s not.
When you start to feed your better nature, good thoughts, good actions, you begin to transcend that dark dream. It’s like learning to ride a bicycle. You look at it and can’t see how you’ll ever be able to do it. You practice, tumble off a few times, maybe, then you’re doing it! Now you can not ever NOT know how to ride a bicycle, and wonder why you ever thought you couldn’t.
Every mindful, spiritual chanting, mantra, meditation and act of service takes you to a higher frequency. Every time you consciously refuse an old habitual thought of anger, or judgment, you let in a little more light. Sometimes you can’t see it, then you get a moment of grace, and see that your feet are still on that path.
Ideally, find a good pure teacher to assist you.
The bottom line is, feed your bad wolf, and reap the results of that action. Feed the good wolf….and how good can it get? Really good.
That is all.
I love you.
This teaching was flowed through Kristin Strachan, Guan Yin Lineage holder, teacher, student of Master Zhi Gang Sha, and spiritual practitioner in Colorado.