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27 Jul 2006 @ 12:07, by Enocia Joseph

Life is a chair. By "life" I don't mean the human experience, I'm referring to the one life that is taking infinite forms.

A chair is both form and formlessness.

Chairs come in many forms: with backs, backless; with arms, armless; with wheels, without wheels; and in myriads of colours, shapes and sizes. All chairs share the one purpose - to give support.

A chair is formlessness because it is its nature to be impersonal. It doesn't matter to a chair what your gender, race, nationality, sexuality, philosophy, beliefs, thoughts, emotions, qualifications, class, social status, religion, etc; nor does it matter if you fart on it...the chair will always support you within reason, as long as you're not built like an elephant. (I can't imagine many elephants wanting to sit on chairs though).

Right now I'm having a human experience. As a human I have taken on a form, a structure, just like a chair. As a structure, I appear as a black woman of a certain height and weight with certain interests.

Within spiritual circles the ego is regarded as the enemy you must defeat at all costs. What is this ego? The ego is only a structure, just like a chair is a structure. A chair/structure is a tool Life uses to express one idea of "support." In the same respect my human form is a tool Life is using to express Being. As formlessness, I know myself as the Infinite Self expressing who I am as a black woman. I, therefore, embrace all structures that are enabling me to experience this reality without judgment including being a woman, being black, being in a family, relationships, being a writer, books, the Internet, the Media etc. I also accept all that comes with being a human such as feelings, thoughts and emotions. I accept and love all that I am.

I am form and formlessness.
I am a chair and loving it.

Enocia

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27 Jul 2006 @ 12:58 by scotty : Good morining Chair !!

Been supporting any nice wee bums recently hee hee !

You're right again Enocia ( as usual LOL)
I believe that we 'chose' to dwell in human form so that we could experiance all the emotions that a purely spiritual being couldn't expericance ... I don't think it serves anyone to erperiance too much pain mind !!
Love and Joy are the energies that make the universe spin !!!

You are one Beautiful Lady !!
Thankyou so much for all your lovely postings .  



27 Jul 2006 @ 14:35 by vector8 : Hey gorgeous
Yes we're here to have the whole gamut of experiences. Once you've had the pain you can always opt out of it or have it again...and again...and again...

Guess what? I got propositioned two days ago in a park. Turned out it was the same park a certain pop star who shall remain nameless got caught having fun. I did not take my friend up on his offer though. [link]

Have a lovely day.

Love Enocia  



27 Jul 2006 @ 14:49 by scotty : Oh My !
what an experiance - maybe the next time you go out 'beaming' in the park you should take a supply of sunglasses so that you can hand them out to unsuspecting 'visitors' heh heh heh

(after 'chatting' with you I tend to go around all day with a silly wee smile on my face .. thankyou so much ! )  



27 Jul 2006 @ 14:54 by vector8 : Indeed!
[[what an experiance - maybe the next time you go out 'beaming' in the park you should take a supply of sunglasses so that you can hand them out to unsuspecting 'visitors' heh heh heh]]

Hahaha! Good idea! The problem with beaming is people pick it up anyway with or without sunglasses.

Enjoy chatting to you, darling.

Lots of love,
EJ  



3 Jan 2007 @ 16:10 by sandeep kumar @61.16.131.12 : intellectuality counts
The way you have assocaited life with a chair, it seems you really have a great intellectual thinking, you have a good innovative way of thinking. and i really enjoyed reading it.  


4 Jan 2007 @ 11:48 by vector8 : Thank you Sandeep
I see all forms as spiritual ideas I can use to illustrate the truth, as I see it, of Being.

With love,
Enocia  



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