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Storied Peace

The nature of the Conditioned Mind is to create stories that are used to make you believe they’re needed if there is to be peace; this story to be at peace is the exact reason there isn’t peace…

You are the creator of the story you aren’t at peace. You can create any story you like, just understand if you don’t create a story all that will happen is you will be at peace. We’ll use the example of someone bringing in donuts to work; from there the story you create about donuts is nothing more than that, a story. Maybe you create a story that you love donuts and there just so happens to be a jelly one and you particularly love jelly donuts. After all is said and done if you don’t create the story about the jelly donut, it will still exist it just won’t have any control over you because there won’t be any attachment to it.

Eat a donut, don’t eat a donut, the point of this example is to show how the created story becomes the created attachment which is what makes you want the donut. Substitute anything you want for the donut including non attachment itself, it’s all the same. A created story creates attachment which in turn creates suffering. In the morning, when you first wake up, that’s when the story begins and thus attachment.

Stories are the nature of the Conditioned Mind. This isn’t something I made up, it’s something to just be aware of so stories can stop being creating. These stories which are created by your own mind makes the world delusional and it keeps you trapped in this delusion. If you think this doesn’t pertain to you that’s just another story that keeps you from peace. Beyond the story there is always peace, it’s just not realized because of the need to create a story…