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What You See Is What You Get


On Jan 24, 2014 .Conrad P Pritscher wrote:

 My first impression is that it's if you are loved do when you are young, you can more easily love (be kind to others) as you grow older. My parents and family and environment where great as I was growing up and I believe this helps me to notice how great little things in life are. Noticing that I am one with everyone and everything helps me to treat others the way I would like to be treated. Meditation has been helpful for me to be more aware of my present experience. After practicing for many years, I still find that I am imperfect and somewhat selfish. when I accept that I have a tendency to be less selfish. I was a baby in the family for eight years and I notice, at times, I'm still somewhat babyish today. If I can accept that, I notice I can be somewhat less selfish – – less babyish. Present awareness is the key. Thanks for the opportunity to respond. Warm and kind regards to everyone


On Jan 30, 2014 Raghu wrote:

 It is true and my experience says if you have positive thoughts you only get good things... seeing and getting is based on your thoughts. As long as your thoughts are pure, you bound to see good and you only get good.

 
On Jan 30, 2014 me wrote:

 Amen and thank you.  

 

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