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Stick With the Facts

Feelings will arise that’s pretty much a given. To feel is human, but taking them to the next level to form a concept is when attachment arises as a belief that the feeling is indeed a fact; just stick with the facts…

If it’s not learned to just be with a feeling as it arises, it will control you. This is because the conditioning of a mind that wants to push the feeling away and change it. How this works is, let’s say someone walks up to you and says something that you don’t particularly like, immediately there’s attachment as there’s the feeling of not liking what was said, and where there’s attachment there’s the tendency to react in a non beneficial way. This is done again and again because of the conditioning in place. Someone says something you don’t like and you wind up saying something back to them. This goes round and round, basically you are at war.

Feeling aren’t right or wrong, there’s very little facts as to why they arise. The main thing is to allow their energy to remain free flowing so it doesn’t get bottled up and form a conditioned concept. These concepts are formed by attachment to mind patterns that change a simple feeling into a story; the story being the feeling needs to be changed. It’s not true the feeling needs to be changed, but that’s what the conditioned energy does, it makes you believe a feeling is unpleasant and a pleasant one would be better. This is energy that wants to push away when feelings arise because it doesn’t understand they aren’t right or wrong, they’re just what’s there and you don’t have to attach a story to them; just stick with the facts…