Posts Tagged ‘suffering’

There were these low lives that thought they were above it all.

For years perhaps decades they put down those they felt were below them.

Oh, if you did not work as much as them or have as much materials or live your

every waking hour for capitol gains you were not of their caliber. You were clearly

below them and were to be put into categories by them looked down upon, treated

as their inferiors. Feelings huh? they had little feelings for they were low lives.

High lives those that are heeding to the highest of spirit those that are at the

highest of their beings put feelings of others and themselves as the highest and

top priority. Feelings and sincere relationships are of top priority for a high life yet a

low life uses manipulation and control, uses a “me” first mentality, uses the world

for their own personal gain and puts this as their priority. If you use the “New World” in which we

now live you will feel used . If you give to the “New World ” we now live in you will receive.

Many are frustrated as of late because they are attempting to use old dark world ways in the

“New World”. The good news is you can always change your ways and the sooner the better. If

you are just for yourself and your family and your political group and your religion and your

nationality or your sex , or any grouping or alienating of others or of the world rather than being

for all the world you are fighting a war within and your freedom and peace of mind is dependent

on you being a high life and answering to whom you truly are which is a soul of higher purpose.

Relinquish your suffering and let go of what you are not for your own peace of mind. You deserve the

best as does the world! Peace and love to All Forever…

© Louis J. Auslander 7/18/14

Give a smile!

Share some love and kindness with those you run into.

Do this often, it works wonders into your life.

Be real with it, not a thrown on smile, not an “act” of kindness.

Sincerity is the key, care about others, smile from your soul, connect with others.

There are times when others may not smile back they may look at you with hard looks or grief.

This is ok, they need it more than the ones that smile back .

Do not take it personally, they are in a bad place at the time.

Still keep smiling!

Do not be quick to judge or identify someone as this or that type of person just by looking at them.

Any one you encounter is more like you than they are different.

We all bleed, want to be loved, have suffered, are alive now and will pass away from our physical form someday.

Life is to short not to be happy!

We have a choice of how we can feel in any given moment.

Choosing to share your love with a smile between souls will exponentially grow

throughout all!

Give a smile!

: ) —> : ) —> : )

 

©2012 Louis J. Auslander

 

The other day having read a post by a facebook friend of mine

“The best runners are the ones that can suffer better.” by Gary Allen,

an experienced marathon athlete /motivational speaker who has done

a sub 3 hour marathon in  5 consecutive decades. It got me thinking about

my views on this. Having read the responses, I  realized that I think

quite differently  then  many about this. I really don’t think there is one right

way or wrong way to look at it. Whatever works for you, works for you. I do think

in sharing our different views we can learn from one another.

 

 

Running to me is not about pain or suffering and not about shutting off parts

of my brain from feeling the pain.

Addiction is  about suffering and pain.

Running is not an addiction to me.

I worked hard to cure myself of many addictions.

I make sure running is not one of them.

I see running as a healthy habit.

Addiction in many ways is the embracing of pain as a form of pleasure.

Addictions give short term pleasure and long term pain.

Healthy habits are the opposite short term pain, long term pleasure.

When I run more  times then not, there is no pain at all just pleasure.

Yet,  to say there is no pain in running would be  a lie.

When pushing your self limits there is what I like to refer to as discomfort, not exactly pain.

I feel running addiction is something to beware of, something to watch out for in yourself.

It is easy  to go through life quitting one addiction then developing a different one.

The transfer of an addiction to running addiction could be a considerably tricky one,

in which you may think you are doing something good for your health.

We must check ourselves as to what we are running from here?

The root cause so to speak.

With many addictions we are doing a substance or habit to avoid some pain, yet

in return it is causing us  long term pain on top of the pain we are  avoiding.

In my mind, if running were to be about pain and suffering it would be almost exactly like  addiction.

 

 

So how does one suffer better  to become a better runner?

Initially my short sightedness did not see the truth in this statement.

To some it may mean suffering more and fighting through that suffering.

To others it maybe conquering suffering through engaging pleasure.

Either way the wisdom and words of the experienced athlete Gary Allen ring true.

I think with running and with much of life we will find that there are many different ways to do things.

It’s our jobs as individuals to find  out what works best for us.

 

So what is running to me?

 

It is my love and my passion.

It is  my gift to  myself as it is my gift to the world.

It is a constant attempt and pursuit to the  perfection of the mind, body and soul.

It is overcoming difficulty not  by adding suffering but by adding pleasure.

At times it reminds me of a hurricane where there is pain and chaos all around but,

if I  persist and push through the discomfort and see it in the best of light I will

arrive in the eye of the hurricane.

This is where I strive to go.

This is where there is peace and tranquility.

This is where I feel overwhelming pleasure.

I do not look for this perfect place outside of me, I look for it and find it inside of me.

Within this state of grace there is no pain, just pleasure.

Running to me is about love and pleasure.

This I find most powerful!

This is what I run with!

 

 

© 2012 Louis J. Auslander