Latest topics
» Doctor Confirms Worldwide Chem-Lung Disease; Daily Chemtrail Spraying is Relentless Now
Today at 11:52 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» Answer to "Virgo Triad" By Anna Von Reitz plus more
Today at 11:15 am by PurpleSkyz

» Graham Hancock the Mystery of Ancient Human Origins Has Finally Been Solved
Today at 10:03 am by PurpleSkyz

» Q #ENDGAME: MSMHate, Red Cross, PP, Climate GENOCIDE
Today at 10:01 am by PurpleSkyz

» David Icke live on the Regina Meredith Show (Part One)
Today at 9:59 am by PurpleSkyz

» Merck Fighting Fraud Lawsuits in U.S. Courts on MMR and Gardasil Vaccines
Today at 9:58 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO Found In The Apollo Archives?
Today at 9:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» 1200 Ton Unfinished Obelisk At Aswan Egypt: What Caused Work To Suddenly Stop?
Today at 9:54 am by PurpleSkyz

» "What Will Jerzy/ZAP Beg For This Week" 4/23-4/29
Today at 9:50 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Most Honest Three Minutes In Television History
Today at 9:27 am by topspin2

» NIBIRU News ~ Clear VIEW NIBIRU System In California sunrise plus MORE
Today at 9:27 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ Giant Glowing Worm flys Through Sky To Enter UFO, Chile plus MORE
Today at 9:22 am by PurpleSkyz

» Cloning and Immortality
Today at 8:09 am by topspin2

» Divers Trying To Save Drowning Whale Are Blindsided By Its Unexpected Response
Today at 1:44 am by MartyM

» POOFness for APR 23: LIFE AND OXYGEN MORE BS FROM THE GHOUL BARBER OF CALGARY
Today at 1:21 am by RamblerNash

» Ancient Astronaut Found In Serbia?
Today at 12:11 am by PurpleSkyz

» Karen Hudes ~ Network of Global Corporate Control 4 24 18
Today at 12:10 am by PurpleSkyz

» Yellowstone Incident: Bright Sphere Explodes, Strange Dead Body, UFO Descends!
Today at 12:08 am by PurpleSkyz

» UNSEALED: HRC, Uranium 1, Comey, BUNDY Ranch, M_rder #CASE1:16-cv-01490-LEK-DJS
Today at 12:05 am by PurpleSkyz

» E-mail from ZAP: A TREE WITH NO PARTRIDGE (Wait until you get a load of what they are shoveling now!)
Yesterday at 11:35 pm by RamblerNash

» UPDATE - #89 in Holistic Doctor Series Shot 5 Times In Front of Family (World Famous Healer)
Yesterday at 10:58 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Wildlife Acting Even More Strange!
Yesterday at 9:09 pm by PurpleSkyz

» WISCONSIN TO USE NATIONAL GUARD IN “LONG TERM POWER OUTAGE” DRILL (Door-to-Door Wellness Checks!)
Yesterday at 8:39 pm by PurpleSkyz

» BREAKING: Scientists Have Confirmed a New DNA Structure Inside Human Cells
Yesterday at 7:50 pm by PurpleSkyz

» False Flag? 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know About The Tennessee Waffle House Shooting
Yesterday at 7:45 pm by PurpleSkyz

» James Gilliland (Political, New Currency, The Event, Aliens, Bigfoot)
Yesterday at 6:16 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Frozen River Causes Outlandish Ice Slivers
Yesterday at 6:05 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Anna Von Reitz 4/24/18
Yesterday at 3:28 pm by bs4ever

» Carrying Stones & Digging Holes Radio Show April 21, 2018
Yesterday at 12:39 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

CURRENT MOON

You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » VOICES CARRY » Frank M. Wanderer » The Magical Power of the Other People

The Magical Power of the Other People

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1 The Magical Power of the Other People on Sat May 07, 2016 12:01 am

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin

Friday, May 06, 2016


The Magical Power of the Other People


”Tell me, what you think about me, what is your opinion about me?” we have asked other people this question a number of times. We were, however, not interested in the opinion of just anyone; we only wanted to know the opionion of others who have been close to us: our family members, teachers and friends. 

All through our life, we have collected these opinions, we have been staring at the mirror. In the view of what we see in the mirror, we make efforts to find an answer to the most important question of our life: Who am I? 
What we have gathered from the opinions received from others, we forged an image of ourselves, who we are and what our mission in life is. We have gradually identified with the image, we believed that the image is really us; we have pinned it up on the wall of our room, and proudly show it to any coming our way: look, that is me.
On the other hand, the image in the mirror has also caused us a lot of worry, since there is always a doubt in us: does that image really meet the expectations of others, do we appear good, decent, religious enough in the eyes of others?
As a consequence, we spend our whole life polishing and improving the image in order to make it look better and better for others. We tend to believe that the best strategy in this process is copying, imitating others. This is a strategy that we use from our babyhood onward, that is how we learn our native language, and that is how we acquire the elements of our culture. Later, when we are older, we continue copying others, since if we follow the ways of those who lead a decent and good life, we cannot be wrong.
Another characteristic feature of our image in the mirror is that it is contradictory by nature. We receive almost as many opinions as many friends and acquaintances we have. Some may consider as clever, whereas others do not find that the most important feature of ours. It generates a permanent state of uncertainty in connection with the image, that is, in connection with ourselves. 
This uncertainty in connection with ourselves shall serve as a basis for our desire to convince other people that the image in the mirror is true, and we really are the way other people see us. If our identification wirth the image in the mirror, generated from the opinions of others, is strong, it keeps us in a virtually hypnotic state, and we life our whole life under the spell of that image.
It is, however, a gross mistake to believe that we see our real face in the mirror of opinions. No opinion is able to reflect our real self, our real, inner existence, and it is impossible to project our real, inner self onto any mirror.
If we intend to really know ourself, we have to be able to turn away from the mirror of opinions. We should no longer deal with what others think about us; instead, we need to concentrate on who we really are. For example, the real issue for us not whether others see us as happy, but whether we are really happy.
The mirror of opinions will not release its victim very easily, though. It has been so deeply incorporated into our personality that it is in fact a real part of our personality. Whenever we attempt to turn away from the mirror of opinions, an inner voice, the voice of our consciousness will, speak to us: what are my parents going to say? What would my wife think about it? This inner voice is very often quite effective, and we are again under the hypnotic spell of the image in the mirror.
For breaking out of the spell, we need to understand that the only way of knowing ourselves is through direct experience, our own experience, and not through the opinion of others. We are only able to receive direct experience if we are alert. So as to be alert, we need to focus our attention to the Here and Now.
If, in an alert state of mind, we submerge into the present moment, we shall experience a miracle. The mirror of opinions blurs, and our true Self, the pleasure of Existence shall be revealed.



(C) Frank M. Wanderer, 2013-2016
You can republish our articles for free, but please include the author’s name and a link to our homepage (www.frankmwanderer.com)

Frank is also the author of the following books:



You can follow Frank online at:



He has contributed to a few different spiritual websites including


Bejegyezte:   Frank M. Wanderer PhD    dátum: 1:41:00 AM


Thanks to: http://powerofconsciousness.blogspot.com



  

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum