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Avoid the Deceptions of Pity and Coveting for More Compassion and Joy

February 18th, 2009 by Admin | No Comments | Filed in Uncategorized

Every major religion and path includes the teaching of two major spiritual concepts; appreciation and compassion. These are very much aligned, although this is often missed.

The teaching of appreciation is currently very popular due to our economic difficulties. Clearly when a person is thinking of lack, they experience feelings of lack. When one “counts one’s blessings” one feels blessed. Focusing on feeling appreciation for what one has can produce immediate results.

Compassion is often overlooked, or swept to the side with “laws” or “principles” of giving and charity. While giving to the poor and random acts of kindness are certainly important, the acts themselves do not always come from a place of compassion.

They most often come from pity.

Pity looks innocent. It seems to produce acts of kindness and charity, which are also encouraged in most religions and spiritual paths.

However pity is an insidious emotion that masquerades as compassion. It produces no real joy for either the giver or receiver who comes in contact with in fact people who pity others lack real happiness or joy. The emotion places one on a never ending treadmill of chasing after happiness, much the way that some people buy things to be happy, but the feeling is short lived.

Pity deceives us into thinking that we are feeling loving and kind. The further convinces us that we are good people. There is a kind of high that one can have plus good feelings about oneself when one feels or acts from pity. However the happiness is really a kind of glee, the good feelings are smug self satisfaction and feelings of superiority.

Real love and compassion lack feelings of superiority.

Superiority in relation to a specific may be a fact. For instance, when it comes to a plumbing problem any plumber is superior to my best DIY efforts (and I’m fairly handy). If someone wants their portrait painted, most likely I’m a better person to for that job than my plumber.

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Discover how this image can actually help you gain emotional clarity and freedom from unwanted, negative emotions at the next free Awakened Vision Webinar.

Whatever our talents, skills and professions, possessions, attributes or relationships, are, they do not make us essentially, intrinsically superior to others. Any seemingly good feeling of being superior other is based on a lie.

Pity always involves seeing a lack in or for another person, which produces the superior feeling emotion of pity. Noticing that someone could use a helping hand can be a simple matter of fact recognition and the solution, such as giving one’s seat on a bus to an obviously pregnant woman need not involve any pity, or even self satisfaction..

Teaching children, caring for the injured and sick, stopping to help a complete stranger are acts of kindness that do not require pity, although obviously one can see if not a need, the fact that doing so will be useful.

The kind of lack that pity tends to see is the same kind of lack that a person who is not appreciating what he have sees. The difference is that the person who feels pity does not appreciate what another person has for themselves.

For example, people who are out of control in relation to their own intake drugs (even prescribed) alcohol or nicotine, are known to look with pity (and also disdain) at people who are obese – and vice versa. Or, if family members these groups with pity each other and “sympathize” with the alternating “fact” that the other person is out of control and that it’s somehow not the other person’s fault. They pity each other for problems they would rather not have. One person “feels sorry” for the other.

People who feel sorry for others are focused on lack. It is just as easy to feel sorry for oneself. Then out the door goes appreciating what one has!

This is Part 1 of a 2 part article. Next, How to See and Have More Abundance and Appreciate More in Life

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Judy Rey Wasserman is an artist and the founder of Post Conceptual Art theory and also the branch known as UnGraven Image Art. Download a free copy click: Manifesto of Post Conceptual Art– A Painting’s Meaning is Inherent in its Stroke.

Check out the limited and open edition prints in the estore.
Follow her on Twitter at @judyrey .]

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What Are the Three Stages of Awakened Vision?

February 3rd, 2009 by Admin | 3 Comments | Filed in Brain & Perception, Inspirational Stuff, Uncategorized

Awakened Vision is a genuine experiential change in one’s sight. The person with Awakened Vision can actually see more energy, everywhere, always. This perceptual change can have dramatic and lasting results, including allowing for more emotional freedom (relief from unwanted negative emotions and reactions).

There are three stages in the process of gaining full Awakened Vision. It is easy, fun and interesting to do.

Awakened Vision is gained by focused looking at a new kind of art that was especially developed to show the energies of the universe as they create our world. This new art theory is Judy Rey Wasserman’s Post Conceptual UnGraven Image Art. This Contemporary Art uses a unique set of symbols for all the strokes to represent the strings of elementary physics. The symbol-strokes also simultaneously represent the letters of the words of The Divine (Genesis 1:3), and concepts of duality held by most of the world’s
spiritual paths and religions.

When a person consciously focuses on the art, seeing more energy, visual memories are created.

Gaining Awakened Vision is unlike most previous coaching or counseling methods that relieve unwanted emotions, reactions and thoughts. Most other methods involve letting go or changing one’s behavior or confronting and reviewing painful incidents or thoughts from one’s memories.

Awakened Vision does not require letting go, reviewing, confronting or dealing purposefully with the past, emotions, behavior or thoughts at all, which is sometimes referred to as “peeling the onion”.

Instead, one puts more into one’s life, creating and gaining very specific visual memories. These memories help the brain recognize what the eyes actually already see: energies. Actually, all the eyes can see is light, which is energy.

First Stage

This stage is the Acquiring stage. It is when a person is looking at Post Conceptual UnGraven Image pictures to gain memories that the brain can use to create the enhanced vision.

Like any self improvement program this takes time. How much time differs from individual to individual just as our minds differ due to our different memories and life experiences. It seems best to limit the amount of each session as after a while the attention wanders and the potential for gain decreases.Gaining enough visual memories of seeing the energies can be accomplished through Visual Exercise/Experiences (and soon to be available DVDs) , paintings, prints and online images. The best resource is to see actual paintings.

Having an actual painting or print displayed in a place you frequent at least once a day, such as your bedroom has an added bonus. It will visually remind you on a daily basis that the energies are everywhere.

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For a spiritual person it is also a reminder the words of The divine are everywhere. Pause for a moment and look about the room (even the place you are in now while you are reading this) and remind yourself that everything you see is really energy, in more or less solid form.

During this stage the Visual Exercise/Experiences and information in the books, plus any first hand experience with investment quality limited edition prints or paintings are the source of visual information used to gain the memories necessary for Awakened Vision. It becomes obvious that owning this art is a good investment in many ways!

The completion of this stage sort of sneaks up on you. In our busy day to day activities we tend to be focused on what we want to see and miss really seeing what is in our periphery vision and anything we’re not concentrating on.

One day, after gaining many, many memories, so that seeing the energies will not be novel, but almost “normal” to you, you’ll be a bit defocused and realize that the world seems more vibrant or tingly. It will remind you of the Post Conceptual Ungraven Images only the energy sort of vibrates and is much tinier. It is very subtle and will seem natural but also new.

The more you look at it, the more it is there. Plus, you retain all the vision you had. Congratulations! You have Awakened Vision.

Second Stage

This stage begins when one has attained Awakened Vision.

This stage provides a boost to the job of attaining more and more visual memories of seeing the energies that are everywhere always.

First, continue creating more visual memories by lolling at Post Conceptual UnGraven Image Art and also through Visual Exercise/Experiences. This is an important activity as you are purposefully putting visual information into your brain.

Also, pause during the day to also purposefully see the energies and consciously remind yourself that you are seeing energy. Also, remind yourself that you are seeing the words of The Divine.

At this stage when bad news or unwanted situations occur take a deep breath, look around and see the energies. See that the universe is still here, you’re still here and nothing is as solid as it seems to be. Everything is only energy.

For those for whom the basic energies of the universe are also the words of The Divine (Creator) this stage is especially significant. There is a huge difference between understanding that the words of The Divine are everywhere, always and actually seeing this for oneself. During a time of difficulty or trial seeing the energies can be an awesome comfort and encouragement.

Again thinking and telling oneself that what you are seeing is energy, or energies (both are correct) helps give the brain the memories you need to achieve stage three.

Third Stage

Just as suddenly realizing that you’re seeing the energies, stage three happens and at first you may not realize it.

It may take days before you realize you are happier and there is really no reason for it. You just feel better. As if a weight was lifted. Except, nothing in your life has changed much. What changed is you.

Perhaps you notice that something that would have made you feel upset, didn’t or that you are far less upset. For instance someone you care about says something unkind, but this time you don’t feel the upset of all those other times that unkind things were said to you. You find yourself just dealing with what is happening now.

Also, something can happen that should have disturbed you, but doesn’t. It is almost puzzling. Except, that you see the energies so you experience little things as less important and larger problems as not as solid.

However, your experience will be a step beyond that understanding, the weight of old, unwanted negative emotions from past similar feelings, just will not be as strong if they are there at all. Plus, emotions, feelings and thoughts that are attached or a part of the visual memories that your brain uses to decode the impressions of light received from your eyes will be recognized as being only energy.

Since once you recognize things that would have upset you previously you will also consciously recall why to a greater degree you will have a choice. You can choose to be upset—or not. It is a choice that you had previously only theoretically, not consciously. The best choice is obvious as feeling upset will not help you or anyone at all, but will limit your effectiveness and happiness.

It also seems that as one continues to see with Awakened Vision and moves through the stages, continuing to purposefully see the energies, one gains more ability at consciously using one’s brain, rather than being used by it. You become more aware of memories and are less likely to mistake them for your own conscious thoughts.

To discover more about Awakened Vision and how you can easily gain its benefits visit the Art of Seeing The Divine web site: http://artofseeingthedivine.com

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Judy Rey Wasserman is an artist and the founder of Post Conceptual Art theory and also the branch known as UnGraven Image Art. Download a free copy click: Manifesto of Post Conceptual Art– A Painting’s Meaning is Inherent in its Stroke.

Check out the limited and open edition prints in the estore.
Follow her on Twitter at @judyrey .]* * *
Judy Rey Wasserman is an artist and the founder of Post Conceptual Art theory and also the branch known as UnGraven Image Art. Download a free copy click: Manifesto of Post Conceptual Art– A Painting’s Meaning is Inherent in its Stroke.

Check out the limited and open edition prints in the estore.
Follow her on Twitter at @judyrey .]

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