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Running in Place Energy

As long as you are seeking you will always be seeking and you will remain stuck as though you are running in place, exerting all kinds of energy, but not really getting anywhere…

What keeps a person stuck in their running in place energy is trying to manufacture peace, love, kindness, mindfulness, spirituality, and so on, instead of aligning yourself through discipline with the present moment which allows these attributes to arise naturally. This manufacturing is what keeps the energy of running in place active. The energy of this is circular (not getting anywhere) so it’s never going to produce anything that’s beneficial. You may bounce to a seemingly different path because it’s given a different label, but as long as you think you have to do something to manufacture a certain desired result, running in place energy will continue regardless of what it’s called and you will remain stuck in that spot.

This seeking of desired results makes a person use an an array of things, from sweets, drugs, alcohol, gambling, tv, success, sex, programs, another book, retreat, a path, meditation, and many other things. What these all have in common is they keep you entrenched in the running in place energy of seeking which is attachment to the Conditioned Mind of”I”. A true transformation of the spirit cannot be manufactured and this is because seeking energy is the exact energy that blocks the alignment which allows energy to transform. Only when you stop attaching to the running in place energy can a transformation or shift occur. As long as you are seeking you will always be seeking and you will remain stuck running in place, exerting all kinds of energy, but not really getting anywhere…