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Milo wrote:
>
> David... I like Hoppy's point:
>
> "Most folks who do this (composers), say; "I don't really
> know,,, it just comes to me."
>
> It seems some are simply chosen for a purpose! Meditating to
> acheive something can lead to a lot of disappointment and
> frustration.

I don't suggest people meditate to channel music or to otherwise improve their lot in life. My own purpose in meditating is to grow closer to God.
>
> Having said that, I don't see anything wrong with mediatating
> as long as there's no egotistical motive behind it, like
> wanting to be a great artist, just for the sake of being
> famous and there are many celebs on that path with no real
> talent! Faust is an extreme example of someone who sacrificed
> his soul for worldly recognition!
>
> Therefore, meditate! I personally meditate in my own way!

I don't suggest people meditate to channel music or to otherwise improve their lot in life. My own purpose in meditating is to grow closer to God.
But since you mention disappointment and frustration, I'll say that most of us experience this in our outward lives--striving for success, however we define that...trying make a relationship happen, developing a skill, whatever... The best expectations are no expectations--especially in meditation. It's for us to make the effort, and the result is in God's hands.
David

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Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 501 Jergat 09-Feb-04 08:32
Moderator note 147 Richard Fusniak 09-Feb-04 19:18
Re: Moderator note 146 Jergat 09-Feb-04 22:13
Re: Moderator note 128 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 00:23
Re: Moderator note 131 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 00:30
Re: Moderator note 132 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 00:50
Re: Moderator note 130 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:17
About the moderation process 139 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:54
Re: About the moderation process 125 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:07
Re: About the moderation process 141 Cleopatra 10-Feb-04 20:10
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 133 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 00:59
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 129 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 117 Jergat 10-Feb-04 05:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 188 Briffits 10-Feb-04 09:27
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 147 Milo 10-Feb-04 16:17
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 147 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 17:48
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 131 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:11
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 126 David L 10-Feb-04 18:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 118 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:46
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 139 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 18:43
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 118 Briffits 10-Feb-04 22:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 130 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:05
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 133 Briffits 11-Feb-04 00:03
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 127 Milo 11-Feb-04 00:07
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 127 Briffits 11-Feb-04 10:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 129 Milo 11-Feb-04 15:19
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 123 Briffits 11-Feb-04 20:19
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 123 Milo 11-Feb-04 23:01
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 127 Briffits 12-Feb-04 00:23
Henceforth and forthwith... 142 Milo 12-Feb-04 00:53
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 125 Milo 11-Feb-04 17:08
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 131 Briffits 11-Feb-04 19:17
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 123 Milo 11-Feb-04 19:30
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 132 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 14:55
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 131 David L 10-Feb-04 01:23
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 139 Milo 10-Feb-04 02:15
Music from other spheres 143 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:59
Re: Music from other spheres 117 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:11
Possibly wrong again 127 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 03:15
Re: Possibly wrong again 128 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:24
Musical mediums 130 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 12:58
Musical plane 141 Kees 10-Feb-04 13:53
Re: Musical plane 126 Milo 10-Feb-04 15:48
Re: Musical plane 132 Kees 10-Feb-04 16:10
Re: Musical mediums 124 Milo 10-Feb-04 15:49
Re: Musical mediums 139 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 16:14
Re: Musical mediums 122 Milo 10-Feb-04 16:25
Re: Musical mediums 131 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 19:02
Re: Musical mediums 122 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:10
Poo-Pooing "channels" 127 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 22:19
Re: Poo-Pooing 127 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:09
Re: Possibly wrong again 126 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:49
Talking of Bach.... 128 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 09:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 133 David L 10-Feb-04 18:32
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 114 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:58
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 132 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 140 David L 10-Feb-04 18:39
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 127 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:01
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 130 David L 10-Feb-04 19:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 129 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:20
Gifts 107 Jergat 10-Feb-04 20:44
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 133 David L 10-Feb-04 23:35
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 175 Saorsa 10-Feb-04 14:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 122 David L 10-Feb-04 19:05
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 179 Saorsa 11-Feb-04 08:29
Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 147 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 15:05
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 131 David L 10-Feb-04 18:51
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 133 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:04
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 121 David L 10-Feb-04 19:13
Listening By Numbers 152 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 15:20
Re: Listening By Numbers 128 David L 10-Feb-04 19:19
Re: Listening By Numbers 121 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 19:43
Re: Listening By Numbers 136 David L 10-Feb-04 23:39
Re: Listening By Numbers 127 Briffits 11-Feb-04 03:11
Re: Listening By Numbers 130 Thirdwave 12-Feb-04 17:46
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 132 Kees 10-Feb-04 15:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 119 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 18:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 155 Mark Staab 11-Feb-04 06:08
Work work work 131 Kees 11-Feb-04 10:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 118 David L 10-Feb-04 19:24
Books 123 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 22:36
Re: Books 123 David L 10-Feb-04 23:44
Teachers 129 Richard Fusniak 11-Feb-04 02:08
Re: Teachers 122 David L 11-Feb-04 03:07
Re: Teachers 136 Kees 11-Feb-04 10:16
Re: Teachers 124 David L 11-Feb-04 17:47
The yoga of sound 142 Kees 11-Feb-04 21:55
Re: The yoga of sound 123 David L 11-Feb-04 22:07
Small world indeed 124 Kees 11-Feb-04 22:42
Re: Teachers 126 Richard Fusniak 11-Feb-04 23:24
Re: Teachers 123 David L 12-Feb-04 01:49
Spirtual arrogance and delusion 133 Richard Fusniak 12-Feb-04 02:18
An apology 119 Richard Fusniak 12-Feb-04 12:34
Re: An apology 119 fisherman 12-Feb-04 16:11
Re: An apology 146 David L 12-Feb-04 19:46
The wheel of life. 128 Richard Fusniak 13-Feb-04 01:32
The Catapillar and the Butterfly 131 Milo 13-Feb-04 01:35
Re: The Catapillar and the Butterfly 282 David L 13-Feb-04 02:52
Re: The wheel of life. 119 David L 13-Feb-04 02:50
Re: Teachers 121 Hoppy 11-Feb-04 03:19
Re: Teachers 125 David L 11-Feb-04 17:48
Re: Teachers 125 Hoppy 11-Feb-04 20:08


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