Because I Cannot Love: Poems About Denied Feelings

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This book has a collection of translated poems depicting denied love. It depicts a critical attitude to the way love tends to be expressed and felt, as well as the reasons and grounds for its analysis. 

The poems were written in the order that they are presented, allowing to see a cycle of interrelated dynamics in which the author is sometimes one of the characters and, in others, an observer.

Within a posture of humility and simplicity, the poems reflect various perspectives, namely, the darkest stages of a romance. It’s another poetic work in response to the success of other writings by the same author.

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Do you know that you are programmed to be who you are at this moment, with all your predicted successes and failures?

“Civilizations have been born and completed and then forgotten again and again. There is nothing new under the sun. What is has been. All that we learn and discover has existed before” (Colonel James Churchward, 33rd degree Freemason). However, “each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it” (George Orwell, 33rd degree Freemason).

Maybe you’ve been able to somehow challenge the system in which you’ve been raised by achieving some things that weren’t expected in your lifetime while complying with many others that you weren’t in favor of, but surely you didn’t transform it enough, or you would have lost friends, relatives, jobs and even love. “Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing” (George Orwell, Freemason).

Do you remember quitting your dreams? It was supposed to happen. Any advice received from people around you, especially the ones that love you the most, were fabricated to make you follow the same mind programming in which you and them are included so that nobody goes out of it. “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought” (George Orwell, Freemason), and that’s how the sentences heard since you were born, from parents, teachers and friends, as well as ideas strongly imposed by the media, conditioned the way you think as an individual.

This programming is so strong that interferes with our emotions and affects our personality. Nonetheless, within this book a path is shown to deprogram yourself, develop the power of being aware of the universal truth and change life as much as you want it to be changed. Hopefully, you’ll “stretch thinking and awareness” while “uncovering many truths” just like other readers of this bestseller recognized to have accomplished.

We’re now living in the Age of Aquarius, and “as Aquarius is an airy, scientific and intellectual sign, the New Faith for this age must be rooted in reason” (Max Heindel, Rosicrucian Fellowship). This is the prophecy and this book shows the way to understand it and accept it by alchemically transforming your conscience and spirit for the order of the new world.

Taking into consideration the amount of information presented here and the level of simplification applied, this is surely the most empowering, enlightening, complete and uplifting book you’ll ever read in your entire life about gaining wealth, power and health with the law of attraction.

This book is divided into five chapters:

The Spiritual Identity;

The Acknowledgement of God;

The Perception of Happiness;

The Transversality of Pureness;

The Achievement of Immortality.

Here, the reader will find a study of these subjects in their relation to zen philosophy, allowing a better understanding of all the topics while permitting an intersection of insights from different approaches that can be related.

The content is supported by more than 20 years practicing zen meditation and its application to modern life, as well as studying the different perspectives described and applied by buddhism and its branches in India, Tibet, Japan and China.

It is in this last country that, by experiencing the life and habits of the monks inside one of their own temples, the acknowledgement of all the previous studies with different followers of buddhism starts making its connections in an approach going beyond them. More precisely, it is when observing the difficulties that even those monks have in understanding and explaining the meaning of zen and its application to daily life that the need for this book started making sense for the author.

Zen is a path, not an end, and even though many followers of buddhism may have a certain acknowledgment allowing them to achieve some light into the subject, it is difficult to find a person that can clearly describe it to others beyond his personal experience. Many would say that zen is a lonely path that cannot be described but only earned through the development of conscience and, even though this may be true, the ones that feel difficulties in their spiritual journey still need some guidance so that they may continue on their own. It is for this reason that millions of spiritual individuals seek for teachers or books that can help them and it’s for this same reason that the author has found himself many times explaining to students of zen buddhism what their books and teachers couldn’t. He has spent all his life, since a very early age, studying different religious believes from all over the world. Therefore, this book doesn’t intend to promote zen philosophy in particular or buddhism is general, but instead allow a better perception about how the practice of zen can help anyone in daily life, including in the study of different spiritual groups.

This is a book out of the box, combining the interpretation of zen with many others, so that the reader may break free from the attachments of false teachings, confusion and delusional theories; and, won’t try to represent any buddhist branch in particular, although may actually help in interpreting any of their beliefs. It is a spiritual perspective with a multitude of applications and combinations, simply because zen is not a dogma and can’t be explained by closed minds, but a life-style promoting all life. Zen is a never-ending cycle of spiritual transformation towards enlightenment.

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Publisher
22 Lions - www.22Lions.com
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Published on
Apr 15, 2014
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Pages
48
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ISBN
9781499144963
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / European / General
Poetry / European / Spanish & Portuguese
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / Inspirational & Religious
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / Love & Erotica
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