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At Peace With What Happens

Be at peace with what happens and a story won’t be generated. If you’re at peace your energy will be transferred away from whatever it is that’s wanted different and hence an attached story won’t be created…

The stories that are created you become, and they take you from the peace of what happens and cement the energy used to create them. All stories are generated from something that happened in the past. There’s the story of your ______ (fill in the blank). There’s the story of just wanting things different and regardless the story shapes your life because of attachment, not because of anything else. These attached stories are where emotions arise from, they’re where fear, discontent, and anger form and gain their power. This is what attachment does, it takes the power away from you and hands it over to your conditioning; without attachment how things affect you lessen.

Throughout the day if there’s not awareness to remain present, the story begins and your energy gets transferred to attachment. It doesn’t matter what the story is, that you have transferred your energy to an outside source is what matters. As spring approaches you may not be able to get rid of all the weeds in your garden, but if you learn to be at peace with them, they won’t be a problem. Basically what has to be done in order not to create stories is to be at peace with what happens, regardless of what it is. If you want things to be different, your energy will be transferred to whatever it is that’s wanted different; this attachment becomes the controlling energy of your life. Watch your stories, be at peace with what happens and even though you may have a garden full of weeds, if there isn’t attachment you will be at peace with them and it won’t matter all that much…