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The Binding Past

The energy of the past is so binding because of the way the Conditioned Mind uses past experiences to process now and until this is realized the present moment will basically be a thing of the past…

Here’s the reason the present moment has so much value and why it’s so difficult to grasp. However old you may be, if you aren’t living in the present moment you are living from all your past experiences where nothing truly exist. In my case as far the past is concerned, there’s sixty one years of past. It’s no wonder the mind has a difficult time with this, there’s just so much information for it to process and it’s added to every moment of every day. Then there’s the future and although this dynamic is different than the past, things are still used from the past to process the future, case in point is the way the mind reaches for thing. Most of why something is reached for is to change the way you feel at that moment and also how you want to feel in the future. For me there are sixty one years of Conditioned Mind Patterns in place, this is why when a person stops using one thing another thing is substituted for it.

People only gain weight when they stop reaching for cigarettes because they turn the reaching attention to using food in response to a mind agitation. When the mind settles and more time is spent in the present moment, the reaching to quiet a mind agitation lessens and so do the substitutions. The older a person is the more ingrained their conditioning is. It has been proven those who start a sitting practice at an early age have much more stability in their life than someone who doesn’t; to me it makes sense because they don’t have the past binding them up. Don’t make this anymore complicated than it needs to be, live in the present where life truly exist or live in the past and future where the only thing that exist is past and future binding which only occurs because of the conditioning in place…