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Yet, there are some who live more in the past, maybe widows and widowers, and that is understandable, or others who have lost dear ones, or their own abilities.

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Darryl Sloan Wrote:
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> greengirl5 Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > I am sorry, but I just cannot grasp the NOW
> thing,
> > as I am always thinking ahead, what to do next.
> I
> > am hopelessly attached to time, but maybe when
> I
> > die I will see what you mean!
> > I believe you though, in theory.
> > :)
>
> You're probably overcomplicating the idea of
> "now".
>
> If you're always thinking ahead, that's something
> that you are doing NOW. You can't escape now. You
> don't need to connect to it in some mystical way.
> You just have to notice that now is all you've
> ever known, regardless of what you're doing.
>
> I think people like Eckhart Tolle are a bit
> off-base, when they implement spiritual practices
> for achieving stillness in the now. It misses the
> point that the present moment is in constant flux.
> You can't stop the flow of so-called time. Time is
> simply a name for measuring "distances" in the
> ever-changing present moment.
>
> Darryl

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Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 10688 Darryl Sloan 11-Jun-19 11:05
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 243 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 18:02
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 190 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 10:52
Couldn't disagree more 222 drrayeye 13-Jun-19 12:25
Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 172 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-19 14:43
terrific 156 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 15:00
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 154 Naveen 18-Jun-19 20:06
Thank you Ray and Naveen 174 Robert Jameson 19-Jun-19 00:53
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 147 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 08:54
"and that's by design" 141 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 11:32
Re: "and that's by design" 141 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:59
Re: "and that's by design" 141 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 17:03
Re: "and that's by design" 149 Poster Boy 20-Jun-19 17:27
Re: "and that's by design" 130 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:39
Re: "and that's by design" 134 Poster Boy 24-Jun-19 19:20
basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 152 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 18:29
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 140 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 14:06
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 139 drrayeye 21-Jun-19 17:26
Going it alone 138 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 22:48
Re: Going it alone 152 drrayeye 22-Jun-19 05:03
Satan versus Buddha 138 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:03
developng one's personal epistemology 136 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 21:51
Re: Satan versus Buddha 144 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-19 01:11
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 186 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-19 14:31
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 143 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 09:41
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 145 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 13:39
In the beginning...... 144 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 00:13
Re: In the beginning...... 131 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:21
Re: In the beginning...... 137 Naveen 24-Jun-19 20:00
Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 142 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:55
Time, fate & destiny (edited) 187 hendrik dirker 25-Jun-19 02:44
Re: Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 129 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:49
updating the science 131 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 22:05
Re: updating the science 126 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:43
Re: updating the science 119 drrayeye 28-Jun-19 12:30
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 124 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 22:36
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 124 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:42
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 115 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:25
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 114 Eddie Larry 30-Jun-19 19:42
How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 142 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 22:59
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 126 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:55
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 122 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 21:46
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 114 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:38
"it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 120 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 23:34
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 120 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:37
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 132 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:44
Living in the past! 494 greengirl5 30-Jun-19 23:36
oversimplfied 145 drrayeye 29-Jun-19 05:25
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 160 rulebook54 25-Jun-19 08:38
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 142 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:54
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 132 rulebook54 28-Jun-19 17:53


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