Thursday, December 21, 2017

Ip'id: Cooperation

Ip'id taught: In the modern mind, cultural and traditional thinking or expectations arise from social cooperation.  For example, married couples expect love, support, faith, value or beliefs from the other. It is part of marriage or form of cooperation which reflects a marriage within the governance of tradition and culture.
  • But then one must question 'cooperation' if it leads to conflict, violence, and division, as seen in divorce, separation, domestic violence and forms of depression.  How does a list of expectations become quelled by 'expectation' itself?  This will result in the opposite effect, as expectations lead to 'division' if the act is unfulfilled.
  • A relationship based on expectation does not have the natural balance of cooperation or fundamental unity, therefore, it will eventually fail due to an imbalanced structure.  But there are those who believe love is real and can be everlasting, but those minds have resigned to their fate/security and react without self-study or observance. This is not a criticism.
A studied/observant mind comes to the realization that it is out of balance/harmony, and therefore, reconnects with intelligence which is the birth of natural cooperation or a whole response. Watch children at play and see this fact.

Ip'id: Love's Rein

The head is not the place to understand “love”.  Because if you’ve thought about it, dwelled upon it, meditated, scrutinized and so forth then you surely realize the futility of love ever coming to pass within the heads activity.  
  • You see, if the head is a place of contemplation, decisions, confusion, rights and wrongs and so on, then how is love to come from such clutter?  How does one arrive at love with all this noise in the head?  Simply, put, it cannot, nor will it ever discover something so pure and tranquil--for that, one must look to the heart.  
  • The heart is where all activity, conclusions, pain and division are foreign, where love is shared and spawns from an absence of confusion, mistrust, doubt and fear, where pureness is home to all that is within and throughout, a place of virgin.  
No, the head is not the place for love to spawn; it is only a place to think about it, therefore, it will never be.  Only when the “head” sees and understands this fact, will it abandon its’ ideas of love and allow “love” to rein through the heart. 

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Mirror Image

The enlightened appear to contradict. No matter the time, place, or circumstance.  They contradict not merely in opposition, but because the self is not present and has discovered itself beyond its image.
  • The enlightened will respond to the troubled self being presented before them.  And so the 'enlightened' response is aware that everyone who comes is seeking or suffering from a dogma, to repeat or justify their situation.  But the 'enlightened' will not agree or disagree, but respond completely.   
  • The enlightened are not looking and reacting from a 'mirror image' of themselves, because there is nothing to see, the mirror is empty, no reflection.  But those with a dogma to repeat, want to be heard, right, truthful, religious, all powerful, so they want to repeat and repeat and repeat. Because they are troubled.
  • The enlightened are not repeating or reactionary, have no dogma, scripture, religion, theory, scientific knowledge etc. They are merely responding to that which is presented before it, the 'mirror image' of the other.  Yet, the self is troubled by his own 'mirror image' and surely an enlightened response, contradicts that 'mirror image.'

Yet, be sure, the enlightened response is without opinion, sorted truths, beliefs, agenda, clinging to this or that, or all that divides and conflicts.  By response, the enlightened are merely presenting the potential of being, the potential we are, that is all.

Ip'id: The Tests of Friendship

I have heard—When Ip’id was a teen, he learned the ways of girls and love from Dahnii; they were willing victims of innocence. She carried brown hair, black pearl eyes and soft looking skin. 

Together they studied, played and talked of the lives they would have as they grew into adulthood - their young minds didn't comprehend old age. They would always say, “We’ll be friends together always.”

One day an older boy whispered into their virgin ears, “Try these black seeds and wine and journey inward and never leave this spot.” He promised delights unlike what they'd experienced before. Ip'id refused. 

Ip’id new something was wrong when Dahnii failed to visit and study with him; he searched for days, then found her dazed and full of false stimulation with the older boy. Before them, Ip'id spoke of their destructive deeds, but Dahnii showed no interest, as Ip'id heard this, his heart grew concerned.  

She remained with the older boy for weeks into months, and with a polluted mind, the older boy soon abandoned her for another. Dahnii was then alone with addictions and frightened. Ip’id never forgot about Dahnii, and heard she sought him out.

After months apart, they faced each other, he shuttered as her once clear dark eyes and fine skin appeared troubled from the inside. The weight of shame lowered her head, unable to make eye contact. She then uttered, "I’m not worthy of your presence or friendship - I was weak and stupid, nor did I listen when you tried to help me."

“To be apart is to learn of our weakness and true love of our friendship,” Ip'id then said, "but tell me, Dahnii, how were those seeds and wine?” her shameful smile affirmed their untiring friendship and her recovery.  


In a modern world, Desire is motivated by image, ego and the progressive mind of thought. A mind that moves forward within its own isolated action or security. The mind is along so goals and wants are a security for the image and ego.  

  • To desire something outside of our natural intelligence is never to have a connection with it.    We are then left with a Desire for a life and fulfillment in order to escape the emptiness, fear, misunderstandings, expectations, uncertainty and doubts of cultured living.
  • If we were born among the trees, an action (not desire) would be relevant to the environment and so would motivation.  No conflict would arise. We would be intelligently fetch water, hunt and eat, for instance, because it is relative to ourselves, others and environment.  There is no fear in that.
  • We would not Desire it because we would never have been without it in a natural realm of plenty.  A Desire is of that which is unfulfilled, empty or a substitute for reality and intelligence. 
  • To be with desire is a separation and with it a completeness. 
The danger of desire is when it is not recognized. Take note of your actions and see what is worth your attention and not.

Friday, December 8, 2017

(Self-help) Belief and Afterlife

The process of belief is more important than the belief itself as one thing comes before the other in a progressive mind. Should we not become aware, the outcome of our actions is illusory.

This is an example of progressive thinking which is our conditioned state.  In the mind, one thing comes before the other, like exposure to language before learning to speak, read, and write- a progression.     
  • The Afterlife is created by illusions of life, minds without contact and unsatisfied with Life as it has been present (conditioned). Thus we look forward to the promise of an afterlife as the present is dissatisfying, stagnant, boring, regretful etc. (meaning the state of man, not individual comforts via choices). 
  • But suppose we are Life (connected)? Then it is not a question of belief or a desire to be fulfilled. Subconsciously and consciously, why is Life so dissatisfying that an afterlife is required? Disconnection?
  • Thus, a mind guided by the belief that Life ends will require an afterlife to fill the emptiness and pain from the limits of living, as it is presented/conditioned.    
Observe for ourselves. If one is disconnected with Life then there is only the struggle and hope of the afterlife. And a Life-connected requires the intelligent source of Life to which it is connected. As Life is a continuance, not an ending.   

Sunday, November 26, 2017

(Self-help) Change and Hope

Living in this social environment has created the ideal need for
change and hope. Though in our search for answers and guidance we settle for hope and change when those answers fail. Let us be mindful as to why and how they relate.  
  • Simply put, humans are conditioned with promises by authority from youth into adulthood that things take time (authority conditions unrestrictedly).
  • Under these conditions, culture, and traditions (of the mind), we hope that people cease being racists, bigots, killers, haters, and dictators, for example. From this condition, in hopes of helping and alleviate sorrow, hope, rises (as belief, scripture, truth etc.) along with yearnings for change.
  • However, change is a structure with a beginning, middle and end result or goal- a progression. Thus, change is not the creation of conflict but rather born from the aforementioned conflicts.
  • Human reliance on hope and change perpetuates the illusion that change will occur as long as hope is alive. But how without our participation? It is not a matter of dictation from authorities laws, rules, or scripture on 'what to do'. Nor prayer. 
  • Hope for change brings us together via social causes, yet we must participate and embrace conflict and division within us by observing the structure (our progressive mind/thinking and behavior) of change and its rise to hope.

(Self-help) Understanding over Meaning

The word 'meaning' carries weight in our social interaction. Our beliefs, culture, and history depend on knowing and reacting to the content of meaning. Yet 'understanding' is critical to expanding those meanings and becoming aware and mindful of conflict. Let us see.
  1. Meaning comes from exposure and obedience to learning and establishing the individual in a social environment.
  2. The mind becomes opinionated, responsible, and unfortunately, (in)secure, defensive or reactionary.
  3. This occurs when the world (which is the mind) 'means' something but is limited.
  4. However, in 'understanding' how and what creates limitation (social interaction), we expand into awareness without losing meaning. 
  5. Limitations (beliefs, opinions, desires) require an 'understanding' which expands into the discovery of ourselves, mindfulness, and dissolve of conflict and division.
When the making/conditioning of the mind (you) becomes understood, that observance of structure means something to you (the individual), but you didn't stop there...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Social Learning Theory

Albert Bandura theorized that cognitive, environmental and behavioral factors were powerful development processes in humans at an early age.
  1. We learn by observing parents, friends, TV, symbolic models as books, radio, and film.
  2. We learn by intrinsic, and internal thought; reinforcements play a major role.
  3. Observational learning does not necessarily lead to imitated or changed behavior.
  4. Basically, in this process, behavior increases by external stimuli via social reinforcement and or punishment.
Note that expansion/learning are not without conflict and division. With accumulation comes confusion- what is right, wrong, accepted or not. More is not without conflict.  

Observe that expansion is illusory, yet socially beneficial, short term. I might suggest that true, mindful expansion is the realization of limitations that create insecurity and division. Only then can one be mindful and see that 'learning' is not the pinnacle of humanity. In this observance, significant and fundamental change begins in the world.

Monday, August 21, 2017

When Everything is Alive

What is a dead thing pertaining to you?  Are you a dead thing full of life?  Do you understand, not know, but understand and observe the content of life and energy and how it is wasted?  
  • Please, take no offense but we are all dead without true understand and observation of death- not physical. Be mindful because the ego will react defensively and say, “I’m not a dead thing, I’m alive.”  Why?  Because you want; desire, hope, are lonely, fearful, in love, needy, faithful, and violent. Are these things alive?  Are they free of you or are they now the content of your life?- Your house, friends, bank acct, car, insurance, desires, and beliefs.  Isn’t that all of you, the ego/self? 
  • Do we not accept this pattern of social life?- Go to work, stay at home, climb a mountain and sit in a cave or church, practice this and that. Is being repetitive life?  Still, have these things in life not become a part of the ego from an external source?...Such as from a family member, history book, priest, teacher, culture, police etc.  
  • Now, let’s say that in the absence of burden, then what?  What happens when there is no burden, no barriers?  What happens when we take serious steps to become aware of this death by watching and looking at our actions?  As we watch, do we not become increasingly aware of this burden of death?  Is there death in a babies eyes? Of course not because it isn’t, as yet, burdened with the idea of death.  
But while in the absence of death then everything is alive. What could possibly corrupt a new born? NAnd because it hasn’t been cultured and educated with death, it is simply alive, vibrant and creative. Observe the egoic reply, it's a dead thing and yet without it everything is alive; without fear. Go Live!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Immaterial Peripherals

We live a social reality where relationships are impossible with the embodiment of peripherals created by images. That which we do not realize or understand hurts us. But we can be aware.

  1. Common relationships are born of tradition or peripheral, meaning the outskirts which hinder real connection. We relate to peripherals via image, belief, desire, knowledge, truth, and expectation. The accumulative of a peripheral is that which you think is you, what you've been told, believe, value, or have faith in.  Peripheral, the things that corrupt relationships or falsely sustain them.
  2. A relationship is impossible when we want it, desire it, or are promised it.  It can't be given because it is only obtained through a natural cooperation - we are born with the intelligence to interact, it is natural, peripherals are not.  
  3. Compare a childhood relationship when no peripherals stood between you; it was an innocent, direct and joyous time.  And the more we developed, the more peripherals collected within the relationship and the more complicated relationships became.  

Peripherals become the relationship, the things we decide on and manage, yet these things are not a natural or intelligent cooperation. See it for yourself - what creates, confounds or destroys a relationship, but the peripherals?  We've all argued before, but about what...peripheral?  See it.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ip'id: Thief

For three nights, Ip'id heard noises coming from the chicken coop across the path, but didn't bother to look.  However on the third night, he was awakened by the sounds of a distressed hen - kluck! kluck! He heard, then the sound of dirt under foot.  

Looking out the window, Ip'id recognized the shadowy villager sneaking away from the neighbors chicken coop with a hen. 'He must be hungry, but respect must be headed,' Ip'id thought.

Brightly that morning, Ip'id gave the farmer the identity of the thief, and as punishment, the thief was kicked out of the village for five days and nights to think of his disrespectful actions.  

Upon his return, he angrily confronted Ip'id, "Why did you tell the farmer about me!?" he shouted.  Ip'id smiled and said, "Respectfully, it was you telling me what to do." 

Monday, August 7, 2017

Asking Help from Your Children

From birth a parent is an authority figure to their child; guiding, educating, loving, yelling and desiring a certain outcome in children’s behavior.  I heard, we have until age ten or so when their independent thinking takes over, and then it becomes difficult to influence thereafter.  

  • One of the best ways I’ve observed while being in the Big Bros. of LA program is simply asking the youth to help you with something, especially if they are struggling with math, for instance. You might ask for help with a related pre-algebra problem they are having. When we are in need of others, they rise to their best. This has a tremendous impact.  

  • First, they don’t feel alone or isolated, it encourages maximum effort in helping you, an adult, and you see exactly what they know. Underneath their exterior, they’re dying to show you what they can do, let them while you show your vulnerabilities and needs. Let them take control, trade places if you will. 

Still, it is very crucial to exercise this at an early age when they can’t detect what’s going on.  We don’t want them seeing your act as a form of humiliation. If done at an early age, it will seem normal as they grow and they will flourish with all the enthusiasm you have for them to succeed.  

Ask them from time to time for help, instead of telling them what to do all the time.  Ask and you will receive?...Something like that. :]

Sunday, August 6, 2017


The source of something is very important to where you are in this moment; what you think, believe, love, have faith in etc. To that point, after I asked a question, the reply was, "Don't try and move me." Move them from where?  Comfort, belief or faith?  The defensive statement is a social mechanism or security reaction which I inadvertently triggered. But how do we see it in ourselves?

  1. Basically, people 'believe' in things personally, relationships and world events. In short, secure reactions come from the inability of mind to understand why it wants to remain where it is (believing). 
  2. In the face of threats or introduction to contradictions in ones belief, we/the mind become doubtful without a secure place or belief to move to. Doubt is the reaction or disconnection from the source. Or not wanting to be moved from a secure place.
  3. Thereby if the mind is the source; a collection of fragmented thoughts then doubt, desire, fear, and uncertainty replicate a false sense of source. Because the source of something is not divisive.     
Consider the source of yourself and the world (God or evolution), where you (not the thinking you) as humanity derived. Should you experience division and reactions expressing fear, doubt, dislike or rejection, be aware, mindful that these are opposites of the loving source we wish to emulate in the universe. 

Friday, July 21, 2017

Value Overview

Value is a serious social issue, meaning, through culture, belief and tradition, humans have socialized value. For example; truths, beliefs, images, hierarchy, power, social class, ethnicities etc. These values are beloved, cursed, desired, divisive and conflictive. The latter is intrinsic to all cultures at some level, but none more divisive and violent than in industrialized countries.

Acquiring Value

  • Be aware that value isn't a choice, as we are born into its culture.
  • As we mature, that value becomes our truths, beliefs, faith, fears, property, goals and love. 
  • As the conscious mind forms, 'value' is socially enforced and perpetuated by parents, friends, politicians, teachers, media or the general social environment. 
  • During the conditioning process, (teaching and learning) as we become individuals, we see how value socially interacts and dictates how others are accepted in our lives because competitive, industrialized humans question if who or what is accepted, a threat, or an aid to survival.
Devaluing value
  • As a reaction, meaning, to protect ones beliefs, truths, faith, culture, and tradition then value is violent and divisive without being physical. 
  • Ask if this reaction to materials, social status, property, beliefs etc. is more important than being without conflict and division with another.
  • Many times one wonders, what can be done to cease violence, conflict, and division? The solution lies in understanding the process of value which doesn't mean 'who you are and stand for' is gone forever, just the reaction

I'm Not Judging You

"I'm not judging you." In our living circumstance, there is nothing so vile as to utter these words, either defensively or jovially. What is the peril of judging someone? If we are mindful, we all do it, no matter what our image/ego thinks.

The process of judgment:

  1. Generally, there must be two opposing entities; human to human and not necessarily in conflict.
  2. These entities must contain something of value; faith, belief, image, goal, fear, insecurities etc. (that which is judged).
  3. In this conditioned state, judgment then is reactionary, not a matter of right and wrong - that is socialization or obedience.
  4. Therefore, "I'm not judging you." is a comparative reaction from a conditioned state in which we are unaware, until now. 
Now What?
  1. Expand on what is written above...
  2. See and be mindful of reaction and how it forms in our relationships and observe it in our rejections and acceptance of each other as these are the end results of comparisons.  
  3. Be mindful and listen when you or someone utters, "I'm not judging you." It is but a comparison, as the mind/we are conditioned to react thusly. 
  4. Be mindful that the comparison/reaction is but the mind rejecting the image undesired of itself.
  5. Finally, understand that we all judge and be done with it.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

"How" are we different?

Why is there contention with the idea and belief that humans are different from another? There is a social and cultural belief that 'we're all different'; think and learn differently and on different paths in life. As the world struggles for unity, what purpose does 'difference' serve?

The Minds Influence
  • From birth, humans are culturally conditioned, ideally to be responsible individuals by which we become divided.
  • It is from this division, we perceive ourselves to be separated from the environment, thus, each other and Life.
  • This division is the individual (mind) reacting on its own behalf, as if alone and unrelatable to anything outside itself; which is the beginning of social and personal loneliness. 
Clarifying Difference 
  • Understanding the mind, our behavior and actions are essential.
  • Ask if there is a social or interactive need to be different?
  • Of what purpose, other than egoic, do we assure difference?
  • If the world is divided ideally, socially, stately, religiously etc., is this not the reaction of the cultured, responsible individual? That which is isolated from the environment, yet needs and searches for unity? 
I offer this observation, it is up to you to expand on it.

When is Joy?

The obvious question: what is "Joy"? And where can it be discovered? Because we assume that if one is seeking something in their existence, then one is without. The struggle comes in its illusiveness, then the processes of socialization must be observed. 
  1. We are born naked, free and made of joy. 
  2. Then we are taught in schools this and that and become responsible individuals; socialized. 
  3. We attach ourselves, as we mature and associate, with ideas, images, goals, desires, faith, fear, love etc. 
  4. Yet during this process, these conditions, which are gathered and accumulated as mind, become you/the persona.
It is only proper that to discover what 'is', factual or rational, one must see and discover what it is not.  
  1. Joy is not a definition, not in a school and not a responsibility.
  2. It does not mature nor associate with image, ideas, goals, desires, faith, fear etc.
  3. It is not a process to be learned, memorized and then taught to another.
  4. It is not an accumulation within ourselves/persona, vanity or of mind. 
  5. Be aware, it is not of the mind, a thought, the past or future. 
  6. It is nothing definable rather a space between past and future, when you laugh, have sex, meditate and are mindful (when we are without thought). It is everything that the mind of thought is not, the absence of movement. That is Joy. Don't believe me - that's absurd. Observe it.
There is a rational why babies are called 'Bundles of Joy'.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Two Cents of The Hypothetical

 The Hypothetical is a word that implies something (concept, image, belief, faith, goals etc.) that are dreamt, conjectured, theorized or imaged in order to justify or clarify a position, belief, faith, theory of the past, present or future desire. Such that the mind, which is conditioned to create hypothesis, views the world as hypothetical and unrelatable.

  • The hypothetical dreams, imagines, and creates conjecture and is neither a factual, rational reality. 
  • The hypothetical is conjectured, unavailable information on its theories, interpretations, power, control, manipulation, fear, debate, coercion etc.
  • The hypothetical are baseless concepts, images of a mind in motion between the past and future. Something in constant motion has no direction - is wayward.
  • The hypothetical, a mind unsure of the present, will draw upon the hypothetical as the representation and justification of its worldview.
In our observance, anything that is without natural, intelligent universal support or connection, flounders in its own imagining which requires support or it will collapse from its own terms of hypothesis. 
Seek knowledge as a tool to wisdom and the world of hypothesis shows itself to be illusory. Be mindful.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Faith a Bargain?

Many beliefs require participation, sometimes there is an exchange of money - which resemble deals or bargains. This is not faith, but it is accepted - give something, get something.  The religious person isn't making a deal, his focus is Life which is not a deal or exchange.  But many faiths ask something of you; your time, support, cash, an offering or sacrifice.

And what is the exchange?  Is one connected or is there still 'time' to execute something? Is there enlightenment or the perpetuation of a contract? Are you not in faith for spiritual guidance, awareness, escape, repentance, saving and healing?  

Because there must be purpose which leads to resolve for ones participation and sacrifice.  The answers we seek to understand must end or undue something (sorrow, pain, conflict, violence).  If faith is not ending something, then is one just in a bargain or deal - which is an ongoing future endeavor? 

Yet, if you close your eyes and listen, stop and just listen, there slowly rises a silence and understanding of the motion of thought, which is you.  A process.  You participate, not wait, in the present, regardless of accomplishing anything manifested. Note, there is no exchange or deal taking place, merely an inquiring soul looking for a way out of something - its own sorrow, pain or anxiety of the mind and its reactions.  This mind wants to understand and heal the world.  Participation is action.

In that action of Meditation, you are connecting with that godliness, eternal, the religion of Being, even repentance and sacrifice fade instantly.  Deals take time and life out of us, contrarily, meditation stops time, enlightens and lets flow everlasting Life. 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Observing The Process of Anxiety

In the act of awakening, there is, simultaneously, anxiety during the act of dissipation or letting go. The mind holds on to the mental or conditional things harming and dividing relationships. Though in holding on, we create hesitance, and fear which halts the alleviation of that anxiety. 

  1. Initially, be aware, we are the 'process of anxiety', its creation.
  2. The process is important because the way into anxiety is the way out of it; example: how low self-esteem is acquired is essential and connected with achieving high self-esteem.   
  3. Consider, anxiety isn't limited to work, weddings, airplanes, at war, at the dentist, etc., but rather a social conditioning. Note that anxiety isn't of our choosing. 
  4. Consider and awaken to the awareness that anxiety is created, via process and human interaction. Awaken to the observance, just as fear, anxiety is who you and we are mentally and socially.
For self-help; note the circumstance currently causing the anxiety, assess how you feel: is anxiety coming from within you or from an external influence? No matter as we are both the reaction and carriers of anxiety. Thereby, we are the cause and the effect of it.

Be mindful of the Process of Anxiety!

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