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Unchecked Thoughts

Why it’s important to notice your thoughts is because even if what you do comes from a labeled place of love, the bondage this produces is that of an unchecked thought…

If you can’t watch your own thoughts to decipher if they’re truly beneficial, hold on because you’ll be taken on an emotional ride. It’s not that life does anything directly to you, but thoughts arise and this determines the degree of their control. Noticing your unchecked thoughts is essential if you’re not to be controlled by them. Thoughts are a natural part of life, they will arise. As far as I know there’s no way of controlling the thoughts that do arise, but I have found that noticing them allows for a split second of space that can be used to decipher whether or not they’re beneficial; careful though as attachment causes suffering no matter how it’s labeled.

The Conditioned Mind is deviously cunning and unless there’s some awareness of how you are controlled by your thoughts, they will control you as if you were a puppet on a string. So cunning is this control that even if you are doing things that are labeled as loving, if this isn’t watched it will control you; bondage is bondage regardless of what label is applied to your thoughts. This is why the Conditioned Mind is deviously cunning because of the way it uses whatever it can to remain in control. This is also why it’s so important to notice your thoughts because even if what you do comes from a label of something for the betterment of humanity, the bondage this produces is that of an unchecked thought which controls you like all unchecked thoughts…