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Posted:Since getting into poi the concept of flow in life has engulfed me. The feeling of moving perfectly in tune with elements of the world, creating something beautiful out of your own physical being, whilst still existing within an eternal flux.. you'll have to forgive me, I've had a smoke, but what do you think to this?

www.sortlifeout.com/flow.htm
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Going with the Flow
"Life just is. You have to flow with it.
Give yourself to the moment. Let it happen."
-- Jerry Brown --
The Tranquil Taoist
According to the book of Chuang-tzu, an old man is seen by some followers of Confucious swimming in a raging torrent; suddenly, he disappears. The pupils of Confucious rush to save him, but the man reaches the bank entirely unaided. Asked how he had pulled off this remarkable feat of survival, the man replied that he had simply let himself go with the descending and ascending currents in the water. The true Taoist, in other words, moulds his senses, body and mind until they are at one with the currents of the world without.
From Sacred Symbols, Tao
Characteristics of being aware in the flow:
More Synchronicties - weird chance occurences - bumping into friends you haven't seen in a long time but just thought of the other / same day!
More Symbols - Icons that have special meaning
More Vivid Dreams - with special messages
Abundance - your desires/ fears will manifest quicker
Inner Happiness / contentment / Inner stillness
Life feels like a holiday / mystery / movie / dream
There is a sense of purpose / direction in your life
Events play out fluidly one after another eg. phone calls / meetings / customers one after the other instead of all at once
Take each day as it comes - each day is an amazing adventure mystery waiting to happen
You are aware of your desires, greed and ambitions from moment to moment
you get the perfect parking places - for the highest good
In`tuition increases - especially the more you use and trust it
Principles, natural laws Manifestation & The Flow
You get what you need, rather than what you want - however over time these two will unite - you will want what you need or you just won't desire at all - after all every moment is special in own way
Enjoy every experience - no matter how bad/ ridiculous it seems - Know that this too shall soon pass!
Sod's law - when you are 'in the flow' all the things that you don't want to happen are more likely to happen if you focus on them
because you have more power in the flow your fears and desires are more likely to be attracted to you faster and more consciously.
So minimise negative / fear based thinking - In the flow fears manifest quicker - be careful what you wish for
Know that every experience is a lesson / test / opportunity to show our mastery of ourselves and life's natural laws

Still occasional times of losing power / feeling low or drained - shows that playing control drama or attached to outcome / expectations.
The essenes taught 'Life is like a mirror' - you don't like in others what you don't like about yourself - the next time you get stressed - stop, feel the feeling, write it down, release the feeling and think why you got stressed - 99.9% of the time I have found that I don't like in others what I don't like in myself
Law of request - you can ask your higher consciousness / angels / daikini / self / Ascended Masters / to show you signs - just be aware of them and thank them
Intuition vs. Impulse - Law of three -
to check if your hunch / thought / desire is intuitive or ego / fear / greed based let the thought leave your mind - if the thought comes back three times it is more likely to be intuition - this is what many successful stock brokers do!

Engaging The Flow - Ch. 7, Celestine Prophecy, Experiential Guide
Engaging in the Flow of Evolution - checklist
Keep Energy Strong
Be open and feel love coming in - remind yourself of a time you felt strong love
Observe beauty to increase energy - relax and observe and commune with nature
stop as often as necessary to build energy - relax take a few deep breaths and imagine yourself filling with light
stay in a state of love as much as possible - do what you love to do - remind self of a peak experience - feel a background feeling of love
"Ask and you shall receive. Knock and the door will be opened.
center yourself in the present - take a few deep breaths and find your centre point (below solar plexus)
Remember your core life question (from parents)
State clearly what your current questions are - can abstract or concrete something like - ' What is the best way forward, for the highest good'
Keep these in the forefront of your attention. Watch your thoughts and dreams
Stay Alert
Take an observer point of view asif you are watching a mystery to unravel ( this helps you to releas the need to control)
Notice if something is brighter or more colourful as a signal to help you make a choice
Notice thoughts and hunches (this is info you need to know)
Compare your dreams to your present situation and see what they reveal that you are overlooking or missing
If you don't understand the information you are receiving or don't seem to be getting any, please make sure you are asking the right question. Ask another question
Probe coincidences
Notice how coincidences fill you with energy
What is the coincidence bringing into awareness?
Is there further work to be done with this person?
If you have a hunch about something or recurring thoughts, become alert for the next coincidence or message. It usually moves you in a direction of the thought or hunch
Send Energy to others
Give your full attention and energy to those you meet because they all have a message for you, and you for them
Remember that you don't have to use your control drama to compete for energy
Remember that the energy flowing out of you creates a current that pulls energy into you at the same rate, so you are continually replenished

We are all already in the flow - the cycles of life - ups and downs
However many of us are not aware of the flow and thus we try to fight it are change it to suit our needs, fears and desires.

We are happy when things go well, but when things aren't going 'my' way or the way 'I' want we get stuck in a rut.
Information is a constant stream - we use intention and attention to filter out what we need. Our conscious observes, our unconscious attracts experiences, relationships.
We need to be detached from the outcome. However visualise positive outcomes and know, feel, see, hear, smell that you have what you desire, for the highest good.
Going with the flows means acceptance - overcoming the fear of losing control
We don't need to control everything - it is exciting to have suprises - observe your life as a exciting mystery movie.
Trust in the process. Let go, surrender to the power of your unconscious / superconscious.
The way I see it - if you do good deeds with positive pure intentions you will be on a positive karmic flow / spiral and vice versa.
Be aware of when you step out of the flow or when you are trying to manipulate the flow for your own selfish needs.
Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu
Jung
http://www.damanhur.org/synchronic/
The Synchronic Book - Western style I ching




Thoughts?


What a wonderful miracle if only we could look through each other's eyes for an instant.
Thoreau

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nearly_all_gone
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Pooh-Bah
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Posted:I'll take that as a "none" then.

What a wonderful miracle if only we could look through each other's eyes for an instant.
Thoreau

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onewheeldave
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Posted:Patience.... remember to go with the flow... let the grass grow by itself etc, etc smile




I'll not post any thought at this point, other than to say I thought the passage you quoted summed up nice and consisely some stuff that is very useful for me to bear in mind, but which often slips away.


"You can't outrun Death forever.
But you can make the Bastard work for it."

--MAJOR KORGO KORGAR,
"Last of The Lancers"
AFC 32


Educate your self in the Hazards of Fire Breathing STAY SAFE!

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nearly_all_gone
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Posted:Written by: onewheeldave


Patience.... remember to go with the flow... let the grass grow by itself etc, etc smile





Well one day's wu wei is enough for me wink I'm being mindful of my thread's descent off the page without a reply..


What a wonderful miracle if only we could look through each other's eyes for an instant.
Thoreau

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Analemma
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Posted:Truth needs no answer . . . it just is . . . .



. . . true wink


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ma'tina
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Posted:ditto



....and perhaps we shouldnt have wrong expectations and have more patience....maximimises happiness!!! ubblol





tina


- Ho Sa -
kisses & peace & love to beautiful madges
*rever le temps le prendre*

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Adya Miriyana
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Posted:patience is an important one. And, be sure to sit back and see things differently, rather than being dragged down by everything rushing past. Take some time, give some time, and you'll receive your own time. smile

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Gnarly Cranium
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Posted:Written by: nearly_all_gone


"Life just is. You have to flow with it.
Give yourself to the moment. Let it happen."
-- Jerry Brown --




..I am wondering if this Jerry Brown is the same one I've heard of, author of a book called 'The Power of Doing Nothing'. If so that'd be one of those funky coincidences they're talking about. I've been having this kind of month for sure. cool


"Ours is not to question The Head; it is enough to revel in the ubiquitous inanity of The Head, the unwanted proximity of The Head, the unrelenting HellPresence of The Head, indeed the very UNYIELDING IRRELEVANCE of The Head!" --Revelation X

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Adya Miriyana
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Posted:synchronicity wink

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Groovy_Dream
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Posted:'because you have more power in the flow your fears and desires are more likely to be attracted to you faster and more consciously'

I haven't heard that one before... eep!


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