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  1. We must have a proper adjustment to whatever reality is presenting to us in order to work-with metamorphosis. This requires training in relaxation and grounding techniques.
  2. Being able to ground quickly in all situations is the most important thing you can learn. But, most people have to learn that the hard way.
  3. To Falcon, There is a very safe intermediate step to the mirror meditation. Sit in a comfortable position with a straight spine. Now, start peeling layers. First, feel your skin, then go inside and feel your breath and realize these are not you. Now, look at your thoughts and realize that you can separate your thoughts from you. When for a brief time their is no thoughts, there is still you looking out. Keep feeling, sensing this you that is apart from everything else. Keep working on making this" I" the master that can be trained to observe your emotions, thoughts, and with more advanced development you can use this perspective to reduce pain to a substantial degree. Do this for 30-90 days. While you are doing this learn a variety of grounding techniques, with sets of Tai Chi being numero uno. After all of that, give the mirror meditation a shot.
  4. Paintings with a Wow Factor

  5. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    You don't have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it'll go.-- Yogi Berra
  6. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. -Yogi Berra
  7. That would most likely be a no. My experience with connecting the snake to the top of the head and beyond is unimaginable bliss. Bliss so complete and total as to make one nearly non-functional in the physical world for a period of time.
  8. The voice is usually hard to pinpoint. But, my experience is a feeling of coming deep out of the torso and the head all at once. Soft and yet, undeniable.
  9. Paintings with a Wow Factor

    The one before is Gerhardt Richter.
  10. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    “Stars can't shine without darkness”--D.H. Sidebottom:
  11. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    “A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.” – George Gurdjieff