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Understanding Why

Nothing is done or held onto without a reason why and if the why isn’t understood, you will unconsciously suffer the consequences of this conditioning as if you were on a leash…

When some feeling or emotion arises there’s a reason for it. Learn to see why an emotion arises and the feelings that go along with it. Whatever arises has a reason behind it, the reason why and the sensation of it needs to be understood if your aren’t to be blindly led around and controlled by it. Nothing is held onto without a reason why and if that’s not understood, you will unconsciously be led around by it as if you were on a leash. Because people don’t see this it holds them in captivity and why it’s so is because the things that are being held onto are used to make your identity. Also the holding is done because your conditioning tells you what you are holding onto is needed. When the reason why something arises is understood or at least noticed, there arises an awareness of your thoughts. When this occurs there’s the possibility it will fall away and in the process so will your made up stories.

It’s so difficult to see why you act as you do because you think what’s being held onto is bringing you pleasure of some kind, but it’s not true pleasure because no object has the capability of providing true pleasure; one is easily deluded by this. Regardless of what it is, when you think you need something to feel good (pleasure) it becomes your prison. If the reason why something arises and is held onto isn’t understood, you might as well keep the collar on because when your conditioning says it’s time for a walk you will have to go simply because you are under its spell and with no rhyme or reason as to understanding why…