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Imprisoned by Form

When you reach for something because of a mind agitation, you become imprisoned by form. Until you see this, you’ll remain imprisoned as you seek to quiet the mind agitation with the next thing reached for…

You will never find the peace you’re seeking if you’re imprisoned by form which is the seeker of peace. Peace is something that’s already within everyone, but because of the way our minds are conditioned, one gets imprisoned by form which makes you think peace is something outside of you. Unfortunately this imprisonment to form makes the very thing you are seeking your prison. This imprisonment is the reason there’s a need to constantly reach for something from the outside and until this is seen, you will remain imprisoned to a form that thinks peace is in the next thing reached for. Alcohol, gambling, drugs, sex, religion, social status, programs, therapy, self help books, politics, and on and on, this reaching is proof that you’re imprisoned by form. I can’t stress this enough as this imprisonment to form has to be seen if you are to experience true peace in your life.

It’s impossible to fully understanding this with the mind because the mind is the reason why you’re imprisoned by form. When the need to reach for something arises, the imprisonment to form begins. This imprisonment to form is a vicious cycle that’s very difficult to break. Breaking free of form and being at peace isn’t something attained or achieved so it’s in doing less (letting go of “I”) that peace is experienced. To many people get lost (imprisoned) in trying to find peace through the attachment to form, but since peace is something already within you, the imprisonment is a vicious cycle because it becomes about finding what’s already there. This is not easy to see, but it’s why I share so the imprisonment to form can be seen for what it is; the cause of why you reach…