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Problems Have You

When the mind is quiet there is freedom because the energy of what’s happening has nothing to attach to. It’s not that you have problems more so that your so called problems have you…

It’s not that you have problems, it’s that your problems have you. It’s never what happens to you that causes your problems, it’s how you allow what happens to draw you in and control you. The draw is almost unpreventable because of the unawareness of it, but the control, now there is something that can be prevented.

How might ask how can something be prevented that you’re unaware of; the key is in learning to quiet the mind. What a quiet mind will do for you is allow the controlling energy to pass through you and hence it won’t get to the point where it draws you in. What happens itself doesn’t control you, it can’t as it has no energy, but when you give it energy, that is when it draws you in. Our default energy is stillness as this is the energy we begin life with; the attaching energy transformation is where the control comes from.

How problems gain control can be summed up in how what happens is allowed to fester and thus becomes the energy that controls you. Positive or negative energy can be just as controlling, but quietness, the ever elusive quietness, can not be controlled because there’s nothing there; why do you think it is said to “Be Still”. When there is nothing to attach to there is no controlling energy. Energy always is, the energy of attachment is controlling, the energy of quietness, is freedom. This is why meditation and concentration are so valuable as a daily practice because discipline is developed which allows the energy of stillness to be the guiding energy that leads the way. When you are given this control and you don’t allow what happens in life the energy needed to create problems, you will realize you never truly have a problem, but your problems can certainly have you…