Who’s Life Are You Really Living? Getting to the Strong Mind of Zen

We don’t do anything FOR other people as such: zen is an attitude to an art of living, an art of living with values – tranquility, harmony, reverence and purity – just by being, with sincere dedication and devotion to our practice, we heal others. Susan

 

Who’s Life Are You Really Living?

Who’s life do you think you’re REALLY living? Probably not what you think! We’re the Change-makers, Visionaries and Geniuses who are going to take Humanity foward into the light. What we’re learning now is “the big lesson”, to let karma play itself out so we can progress we need to use our biggest skills … and it’s the hardest thing that we need to do, do it willingly and creatively to align with the energies of change and transformation. In zen we do all of this peacefully. We do it creatively, with a strong mind and pure heart … so, it’s better that we’re not limited by unseen energies. With YinZen we need to “get the strong mind”.

 

“Yin is Flow. Zen is Living Mindfully of Essence. Yin.Zen is my teaching for living with Flow, with reverence for Essence and practising daily with radical Devotion to awaken awareness of Divine Feminine. Small steps to Balance leading to a more heart-centred future for Humanity.”—Susan

 

As Humanity Empaths, in our life and devotion to practice [and I’m talking about RADICAL devotion to practice] – we accept that Humanity is going to keep on hurting unless they learn to help themselves: how do we help by doing nothing? By our attitude, our devotion and of course by loving action. Most importantly self-loving action: healing ourselves.

 

So, who’s life are you REALLY living? And what on earth am I talking about?

Obviously, I wouldn’t know if any of you remember old cars, and driving them – if you’re into vintage then you might. When I was a student and then first earning in jobs, all we could afford were old cars . . . there was no money for new cars for kids. You got used to the fact that if you wanted the car to go faster, you eased your foot onto the accelerator peddle – any fast action and the car would stall [bad news on a motorway in heavy traffic]. There’s a sweet spot between pushing too hard and pushing hard enough. Get the balance right, and sparks will fly.

And so with our own healing: if we go too fast we might end up becoming people we don’t recognise, don’t want to be, and don’t like. Here’s why:

As human beings we’re limited in space and time, although our true nature remains timeless. One set of limits on us comes from our parents and we experience wounds that need healing – and CAN be healed. Our parents give us human limits in this bodymind, in this life.

 

Wounds of Our Unseen Limits

Your body is not just a physical body, with your eternal being incarnate into it, it is many, subtle bodies as we know. Your wisdom body is born with you from your mother’s body – you are prepared for this life and your environment by her body. You come into this existence with your wisdom and with your limits.

The wounds from the father and the mother CAN be healed. We make a “life” for our selves, we DO something about our wounds: we do it with action – by becoming the individual we are here to be, with our own life path struggles and our own gift . . . and this is the healing.

From your family, you get your ego and your shadow: your sun and your moon. And you get your fears.

Your father’s Ego dramas have passed down to you, maybe over 150 years or so . . . and you can pass them forward for 150 years into the future, if you are unaware. This is the important thing to be aware of.

Maybe over 15 generations back and forward in time . . .

Because these are strong drives, necessary drives which probably change in the generations that they do, due to our changing needs in our evolution: we can change what we project our hang-ups and repressions onto surprisingly quite quickly if it’s necessary. For example, being in school for 7 years is good or bad, depending on what the family needs: so the drive to manage all the energies of the family and steer it right can depend on education and training, or joining the wage earners at 16 years old.

 

My Own Family’s Experience

“All we are ultimately judging, if we judge others, are our, often unknown, wounds. Which could just be an energetic throwback to some bad tempered grandfather that we’re projecting onto others and our future.”

In my Irish father’s experience, his father remembered famine in Ireland – the family moved to England for work in coal mines, education wasn’t an option … my father only got into the education system he craved due to a mining accident. My Scottish grandfather’s family valued education, and he eventually became the Truant officer for the schools in his neighbourhood. His terror was the brutality and horror of war, as was my father’s.

But, you might not know … who was your family? What were their drives and limitations?

It takes strength to see that there is no good/bad: only your own gift, your happiness, your essence. And recognising the ideal in everyone else is recognising a divine part of everyone else: realising that judging is not the answer . . . for all we are ultimately judging are our, often unknown, wounds. Which could just be an energetic throwback to some bad tempered grandfather that we’re projecting onto others and our future.

This is no Quick Healing Process

There’s no quick way to do the healing… if we rush it, we could turn into people we don’t like and don’t want to be—even though there seems to be an urgency for Humanity to heal. We’re holding the space and holding up the mirror for others, for healing to happen.

We heal these energies moment by moment to help Humanity advance.

The YinZen Soma tribe are Humanity Empaths: zen has always been about serving humanity – this time round we’re awakening here as Empaths as our purpose-ful-ness is to hold the mirror up for others’ spiritual growth. We don’t do anything FOR other people as such: zen is an attitude to an art of living, an art of living with values – tranquility, harmony, reverence and purity – just by being, with sincere dedication and devotion to our practice, we heal others.

It may seem harsh to stand back and allow humanity to go through what they are experiencing right now – but, this is our karma, and it’s the hard thing we have to do and do it willingly and creatively.

 

I’ll leave you with this is inspiration from Zen Monk Hakuin:

This very body, this is buddha.”

 

Namaste, Gassho, Susan

This blog is from the Messages in: #2 YINZEN SOMA MEDITATION AND MESSAGES | YOUTUBE – WHO’S LIFE ARE YOU REALLY LIVING?

 

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