What it Means to Be Peaceful

On the surface the Peaceful Self appears to be a way to describe that fact that you remain in a peaceful state.  In short, “I, Lisa, am peaceful.”  This is well and good.  A big part of the Peaceful Self Process is helping you remain in a peaceful state.

Having said this a few questions need to be considered.

  1. What does it mean to be peaceful?
  2. Who are you?

What it means to be peaceful. 

To begin with being peaceful does not include:

  • Passivity
  • Lethargy
  • Resignation
  • Helplessness
  • Codependency

Being peaceful does include:

  • Inner quiet
  • Calm awareness
  • Engaged inquiry
  • Clear emotions
  • Compassionate action

The above process engages the Peaceful Self Process whereby one enters into a state of quiet recognition and affirmation of who you really are as the Peaceful Self, followed by simply becoming aware of what is.  After this state is attained the mind is engaged through conscious inquiry.  The emotions are kept clear and utilized effectively.  The action that follows utilizes skillful means with harmless intent combined with compassionate understanding in order to expand the field of love, wisdom and recognition of Oneness.

The above process is impossible to achieve, however, if one does not know essentially who one is as the Peaceful Self.  Which leads us to the next post, Who Are You?

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