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Re: Maya "sugar highs" and delayed gratification

Sep 08, 1997 12:15 PM
by A. Safron

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> Subject: Re: Maya "sugar highs" and delayed gratification
> Date: Sunday, September 07, 1997 7:57 PM
> Have you been able to find solace in the fact that neither of these
> individuals were worthy gurus in the first place? That despite the pain of
> being abandoned, it was ultimately the best thing as it turned your quest
> in another direction?

Well, it made them look awfully human and they also had probably given me
everything they could for this incarnation.  These are the good parts of
it, but yes, the emotionally cut-off is not good.

> >
> >Frankly, the only thing that has sustained me over the years is the
> >Alice Bailey material.  Seems these teachers have a tendency to
> >burn out somewhere along the way.
> I'm a student of the Alice A. Bailey material myself. The things relevant
> to this particular discussion that I find appealing about it is a) each of
> the books dictated by the Tibetan admonish the student to "ascertain their
> truth by right practice and by the exercise of the intuition; and b) a
> number of passages that refer to ones own Soul as the initial guru. I've
> found it to be a wonderful relief to not have to search the world for a
> guru but to look within. Saves lots of time and energy that would otherwise
> be expended in exploring blind alleys. ;-D
In the end, the Soul revealed itself and became the hardest
taskmaster of them of all.  Because one is bound to obey it by
the overwhelming power of love beyond anything earthly.

Still, one can become associated with people that do not
look like what they really are.
They don't fulfull promises and ask the impossible.  Probably
sounds familiar.  In other words, there are a lot of NUTS
out there.

It's been nice posting with  you.

A. Safron

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