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Closed Mind View

There’s not much life in something that’s stagnant, and this is exactly what happens when one has a closed mind view; the free flowing energy is cut off and unfortunately this causes suffering…

A closed mind view is what causes a person to get locked into only seeing things from one side. It matters little what the view is, as it’s the strictness of being closed minded that doesn’t allow one’s energy to be free flowing. This is what happens when a story is created and it becomes the closed mind view of what life is about in any particular moment. The closed mind becomes very deeply ingrained as one becomes more and more emotionally tied into whatever it is that’s being held onto. It’s very difficult to not attach to something that’s made up by a closed mind that has a story of it being dear to your heart, such as your children, spouse, parents, relatives, friends and so on. You can have compassion, passion, and genuine love for something without attaching to it and being closed minded.

To me the closed mind view is the normal view of most people and it’s why there’s unnecessary suffering. I’ve noticed this occurring in so many lives and the suffering it causes. Unfortunately those in the midst of a closed mind view can’t see it, nor can they pull themselves out of it until it’s seen as the cause of suffering. The closed mind view doesn’t allow the openness needed to be free from attachment and since attachment is the root of suffering, suffering is inevitable. The tighter the grip, the more closed minded one becomes and the less free flowing energy there is in one’s life. There’s not much life in something that’s stagnant and this is exactly what happens when one’s free flowing energy is cut off as the the closed mind view controls life and inevitably causes your suffering…