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To Be...Or Not...

The true essence of life will never be understood by trying to understand it. Life is not a doing simply because you exist regardless of anything that’s done. Defining life through what you do is your doing, not life’s…

To be and to do are a part of life, but doing occurs from being. You can always be, but you don’t have to always do. Actually if you aren’t aware of being, whatever is done will be a distraction from the true essence of being. Our experiences are a result of what we do in life, but they don’t make life what it is because if they didn’t occur, life would still be. Doing creates stories. Being creates life.

Think about the most beautiful thing you have ever seen and experienced, now how much does it have to do with life right now? It is a fond memory, a story, but this exact moment would still be regardless of what is seen and experienced. At the time I’m sure the experience was something else (to the Conditioned Mind) but it really has nothing to do with right now. The story of it does because it’s made so, but that is your doing not life’s. This is why it’s said to “Just Be” not Just Do, because to be is the true essence of life. This simple saying can be used as a tool to stop the monkey mind doings in its tracks. After all, we are called human beings not human doings because it’s only in being that you will reach you full potential so just be or not…