Thursday, March 15, 2012

This is my problem... and solution...

Part of learning not to lean is to get control of your dialogue. Most people talk too much, and what they do say is often just noise or irrelevant gibberish designed to keep themselves entertained. One of the keys to silent power is to control your need to talk. The rules of this consolidation are as follows. Make it a discipline not to discuss your personal details with others. Develop mystery, silence, and a secrecy about your life. Don’t allow people to know your deep, innermost self. Sure, you may have a friend you want to discuss things with from time to time. But, generally speaking, don’t talk about yourself. If you have to, do so only in general ways.

The Tao says, “Those who know do not speak; those who speak do not know.” It goes on to say that once one has achieved self-control, “the mysterious leveling,” a perception of the Infinite Self follows—whereupon life is not limited by your talking or by your need to define it, and you, in turn, are free of its definitions. Eternal. The Tao talks of this process of self-control: “. . . This is called the mysterious leveling. He who has achieved it cannot either be drawn into friendship or repelled, Cannot be benefited, cannot be harmed, Cannot be raised up or humbled,

Wilde, Stuart (2005-03-01). Silent Power (p. 25). Hay House. Kindle Edition.

Wilde, Stuart (2005-03-01). Silent Power (p. 23). Hay House. Kindle Edition.

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