july 28, 2017
MESSAGE FROM WAYNE
Hello my loves,
Separation gets a bad rap. It is often seen as the root of suffering but when you look into it you may see that separation is actually a critical component in life as we know it. In order to love someone or something we must be separate from it. Even to say I love my self there must be an identifiable self to love! All experience depends on the separation between the point of experience and that which is experienced. So where does the suffering arise from?
In humans over the age of two a curious thing happens...the separation that is so essential for our functioning gets hijacked by a false sense of independence. This is the perversion that brings suffering. The false claim of being an INDEPENDENT entity is what gives rise to the suffering.
Which brings us to another common myth, namely that considering yourself "someone" is unenlightened and thus the cause of suffering. Being somebody (an entity) is actually quite useful when you need to differentiate yourself from the table or when someone is calling your name to get your attention. The collection of difficulties we lump together as "suffering" arise when there is the mistaken sense we are not merely functional entities but INDEPENDENT entities with an accompanying claim of having independent power.
The "peace and harmony in daily living" that Ramesh talked about comes in the intuitive recognition of who and what we truly Are.
May it find you now!
With much love,
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MY LOVES - 10 Years of writings to seekers of Truth
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LIVING IS HERE - Wayne Liquorman -
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A Talk With Wayne Liquorman
Recorded in Paris, France - February 21, 2014
English w/ French Translation
Beyond philosophy lies the simple truth of our own existence.
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A LIVING GEM FROM RAMESH
(never before published)
The awareness of the intimate relationship with the totality of man's manifestation brings about a transformation in one's attitude towards life and its meaning: a meaning that is indicative less of doing and achieving for the individual organism, and more and more of "being". As the American poet e.e. Cummings has put it, "If you can be, be. If not, cheer up and go on about other people's business, doing and undoing unto others 'til you drop." Specifically, you do not do anything to change your actions; you continue doing whatever you were doing; you do not deliberately change or alter your way of life.
WORDS FROM THE HEART
It's always a great blessing to spend time in your presence, to receive the generous flow of your love and acceptance. But I'm very happy too that this time there's also a feeling of looking forward to go home and continue my painting and enjoying the glow of these great days in my everyday life, including the increase of freedom that I feel inside me.
I wish you a pleasant journey back home. I love you and send my love along with you.