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Anonymous

04-10-2004 11:15:40

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I was traveling back home last night after a week in the
north woods of Wisconsin, and I realized how broken I feel.

While up north I took long rides around quiet lakes where the
silence was broken by the sounds of constant construction in
the form of huge houses and extra large garages and mile long
driveways. I saw vehicles parked in driveways that would
make anyone envious, and I saw people gathered around TV
waiting for the 155 million dollar lottery prize numbers being
drawn, the glazed look in their eyes as they imagined all the
things they could buy or fix with that amount of cash.

I also realized that I have bought into the Hollywood dream
of "making it", and "having it", and "buying it all". When I
first started posting to the old site almost 4 years ago, I
was having a very hard time making it go on my income.
And that made me feel bad. When you can't pay your basic
bills and buy groceries, the consensus is that there is
a problem. I started thinking that there was a different life that
I wanted and I started investigating Wayne Dyer and his life
philosophy.

I went to the library and rented everything I could on Wayne Dyer
and started applying the principles to my life. I was able to move
out of severe financial problems, end a relationship that was not
good for my life and I started drawing and writing where I have
found my passion.

So no problems right???

Now I have noticed that I have bought into the myth that the more
you have, the more you are. And I don't like it about myself.
It is almost harder to say "no" to myself than it was to live in the near
poverty I was living in. Then, I could not afford anything, now I have
too many things and my eyes and heart lifts when I see more things
that I can own and embrace as my own.

A friend was over to my house last week and she asked me, " If
there was a fire, what would be the first thing you would try to save?",
and I looked around at all my treasures and could not answer her.

This morning I would tell her that the most important
thing here in my house is me, me with all my hopes and dreams
for a better life, me the only item that cannot be replaced.
Today I want to start changing some of my attitudes towards
attachments that I have. Today I am going to go backwards into
what worked in my life nearly 4 years ago.

If anyone can relate to my topic, I would love to hear about your
experiences, hopes and dreams.

tj_delaine18

04-10-2004 19:26:52

Hi "M"

I can truly relate to your experience and feelings. For years, I was very focused on "my possessions" and I thought they reflected the measure of who I was. I found out that was not true. My recent moving experience revealed to me what was valubale was my family and myself.

When I was preparing to move from Washington D.C./Maryland region to Flroida, I surveyed the house and quickly saw that I could not afford to move evrything we had in the house. As I began to sort through all of the "stuff," it was clear that I had things that I had not used in years and really did not need. I ended up giving a majority of things to charities and throwing the rest away. I found sat in the mdist of this and saw that the things I had gotten rid of freed me inside. It was a spiritual moment to see that I was a better person, because I removed my dependency on my possessions.

Thanks for opportunity to talk about this!

Best Regards!

T.J.

Deanna

04-10-2004 22:34:32

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I was traveling back home last night after a week in the
north woods of Wisconsin, and I realized how broken I feel.

While up north I took long rides around quiet lakes where the
silence was broken by the sounds of constant construction in
the form of huge houses and extra large garages and mile long
driveways. I saw vehicles parked in driveways that would
make anyone envious, and I saw people gathered around TV
waiting for the 155 million dollar lottery prize numbers being
drawn, the glazed look in their eyes as they imagined all the
things they could buy or fix with that amount of cash.

I also realized that I have bought into the Hollywood dream
of "making it", and "having it", and "buying it all". When I
first started posting to the old site almost 4 years ago, I
was having a very hard time making it go on my income.
And that made me feel bad. When you can't pay your basic
bills and buy groceries, the consensus is that there is
a problem. I started thinking that there was a different life that
I wanted and I started investigating Wayne Dyer and his life
philosophy.

I went to the library and rented everything I could on Wayne Dyer
and started applying the principles to my life. I was able to move
out of severe financial problems, end a relationship that was not
good for my life and I started drawing and writing where I have
found my passion.

So no problems right???

Now I have noticed that I have bought into the myth that the more
you have, the more you are. And I don't like it about myself.
It is almost harder to say "no" to myself than it was to live in the near
poverty I was living in. Then, I could not afford anything, now I have
too many things and my eyes and heart lifts when I see more things
that I can own and embrace as my own.

A friend was over to my house last week and she asked me, " If
there was a fire, what would be the first thing you would try to save?",
and I looked around at all my treasures and could not answer her.

This morning I would tell her that the most important
thing here in my house is me, me with all my hopes and dreams
for a better life, me the only item that cannot be replaced.
Today I want to start changing some of my attitudes towards
attachments that I have. Today I am going to go backwards into
what worked in my life nearly 4 years ago.

If anyone can relate to my topic, I would love to hear about your
experiences, hopes and dreams.

I have read your post several times today, I started to reply and then decided not to, a couple of times. So this time here I am.

There is nothing wrong with having things, only your thoughts about them. If they burden you, get rid of them. If you enjoy them around you, just enjoy them! It's okay! Let the measuring of yourself go out the window. "Things" have nothing to do with you. They are in the world for your enjoyment! Don't say "no" to yourself, say "Yes" to all that is in the universe and love it!

There is a wonderful little child inside of you that you have lost contact with, can you find her again? Get to know her, laugh with her and have fun with her! She is the real you!
Love and healing to you!
Deanna

Anonymous

06-10-2004 08:53:24

D

Hi,Dreanna, I agree with you that there is nothing wrong with
having things. And I fully agree that ones attitude towards
those things can make or break how you feel about yourself
and your life. When I posted, I was only talking about myself.
I don't want to define my life by the objects I own or by my
attraction to the bright shiny objects out there in the world
that seem to promise me a happier or better life.

Monday after I posted, I went out to my tiny patch of land
and got the lawn mower out and walked every inch of the
property that the city owns and I make payments on. I sat
under the bright yellow and red leafed maple
tree that I dug out of a swamp 25 years ago and listened to
the wind chimes announce the coming of fall. I watched the
squirrels and bunnies and little birds and picked some late
season raspberries out of the patch that at one time was one
raspberry plant. The whole day was a feast for my eyes, my
ears and my heart without opening my checkbook or standing
on line at the store. The beauty of the day could not have been
purchased for any amount of money , and it was all in my attitude..

You mention the inner child. Its funny that I have forgotten all
about her. She loves it when I buy things and store them up.
I have to be the adult and tell her "No", because she is still operating
on emptiness mode alot of times.

Ron

06-10-2004 16:20:17

Hi M - loved your post and I also was in No. Wis. this past beautiful week-end - Bayfield area. When we realize that everything we believe we have in life has a value that we have given it, we come to understand that nothing is any value at all. It is a joy, but not always easy, to live in our world without being attached to it. No attachment, no disappointments. When we discover that we cannot make things happen, and then we allow things to happen, we learn that life is to be lived to its fullest in the happiness that is ours because of who we are in truth. When we learn to let go and let God - our world suddenly becomes brighter - a veil is lifted from our view and we see more clearly. All the things of the world that we chased after, all the items we knew we must have to be happy, all the fortunes we must amass to be secure mean little compared to the happiness we feel when we let go.

And perhaps the one thing you must let go of is the judging of others you see in your world. They are in their right and perfect place as are you. If they are so centered on money, lottery, expensive homes, etc. then so be it. Be happy and content you are not there. You have gone beyond that to a knowledge of truth within you. You have paddled in your own waters of need, wants, and desires, and then glided out into the stream of love that flows through and about you. The toughest part of where you are is the task of staying there. But you know deep within you that you can. You have felt the cool waters of your own knowledge and will settle for nothing less. Thanks again for your stimulating thoughts.

Namaste - Ron

Anonymous

08-10-2004 19:20:06

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I am down here in my Zen room, a room I set up 4 years ,
and 3 computers ago. This is my art computer, this room my
refuge from the storm outside today, and I am paging through
all the art and writings I have done for the past 4 years. I was
thinking about all my things on the PC. What would happen if
it crashed and all my art, poof, was gone for good? Would I
not be an artist then without the tangible proof of my scribblings?
Would I not be a writer without the word editor files I have saved?
And then the bigger question I ask myself, would I not be me
without my physical self?

I dreamed last night that I was
fully ripely pregnant, and due to give birth . In my dream the
girls at work were just aghast that I was pregnant and offered to
help me get rid of it. I just smiled at them and said, "oh no, it
is a wonderful thing that is going to happen." Well, I woke up
from that dream real fast. It would be a miracle if I was PG
as I had a total surgical procedure 20 years ago that makes that
impossible. I looked up dreams on the internet but didn't find
anything I could relate to. So I asked my self what the dream
meant ....Self is not too sure at this time, but it must be about some
sort of project or new event that I am going to give birth to.

Anyway, thank you for replying. There are very very few people
I can talk to about deep matters. I went back to the library and
now they have Wayne Dyer's books on CD. All my old books are
on tape. I reserved them all along with his newest print book.

M

Deanna

08-10-2004 22:35:50

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I am down here in my Zen room, a room I set up 4 years ,
and 3 computers ago. This is my art computer, this room my
refuge from the storm outside today, and I am paging through
all the art and writings I have done for the past 4 years. I was
thinking about all my things on the PC. What would happen if
it crashed and all my art, poof, was gone for good? Would I
not be an artist then without the tangible proof of my scribblings?
Would I not be a writer without the word editor files I have saved?
And then the bigger question I ask myself, would I not be me
without my physical self?

I dreamed last night that I was
fully ripely pregnant, and due to give birth . In my dream the
girls at work were just aghast that I was pregnant and offered to
help me get rid of it. I just smiled at them and said, "oh no, it
is a wonderful thing that is going to happen." Well, I woke up
from that dream real fast. It would be a miracle if I was PG
as I had a total surgical procedure 20 years ago that makes that
impossible. I looked up dreams on the internet but didn't find
anything I could relate to. So I asked my self what the dream
meant ....Self is not too sure at this time, but it must be about some
sort of project or new event that I am going to give birth to.

Anyway, thank you for replying. There are very very few people
I can talk to about deep matters. I went back to the library and
now they have Wayne Dyer's books on CD. All my old books are
on tape. I reserved them all along with his newest print book.

M
M
Your dream is indicating a wonderful spiritual experience coming into your life! I have a great spiritual book on dreams, the name of it is, " The Mystical Magical Marvelous World of Dreams" by Wilda B Tanner. I have had it for a very long time and do not know if it is still in print. It is a fantastic book, she says the first thing to consider is your own feelings about a dream as you awake. Being pregnant usually suggest's that you have a concept, ideal, or project which is developing within you. By refusing to "get rid of it" in your dream, you have decided on an inner level to see it through. To deliver if you will. Pregnancy is a sign of something of great value that you need to cultivate, nuture and bring into completion.
These are words from the book.
You will always be you, you will always be whatever you truly are, without the hard evidence or the physical body. You, the real you, is your soul, that is where your art and beauty come from, your soul lives forever and evolves, to more! You sound like a beautiful soul!
Love to you!
Deanna

Anonymous

28-11-2004 08:01:40

Hi M D
This is my first post on this board. actually i never heard of this board. Offcourse i heard from Wayne..lol..and have read several books off him.
I just want to respond to your nice post. I can relate to it very much. Its a feeling that you have inside and that keeps missing one part. I love your writings. They are so subtle and modest and gives a lot of information about your feelings and how you understand your situation so clearly. Well the innerchild part can be a hard issue and the only thing you can do is love your innerchild and forgive yourself for neglecting it for such a long time. Just accept it. Your souls is giving you signals....its time for a change..dont search for it..let it come to you..I always use affirmations, just positive statements to go for. I also enjoy very much what i have in live eventhough I dont realize I dont need it to be happy..you understand?

I send you energy dear M and angelblessings
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