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Now let us look at one of hardest situations to perceive as being balanced: tragedy. Let's say someone you know and love dearly dies suddenly in a car accident. I am very sorry to imagine this scenario but we have to be aware that driving is one of most dangerous pastimes in contemporary society. First of all there is grief and suffering that comes with loss of this intimate connection in physical world. However, experience can also be looked at in a positive light for many reasons. We learn so much about life and ourselves from tragedy. We learn about how much we truly loved that person when we look back in retrospect at all good times you had together. We become stronger individuals after period of suffering passes so that if another crisis presents itself on our path we might just be only one who can act in that intense moment. We also learn one of most important rules in our reality here in Universe, that everything (including ourselves) is temporary.
The Universe will always exist, but all within it is in constant flux. This is another paradox of balance that rings true: temporary existence within permanent existence. If you look at anything long enough you will see that there are always multiple ways of perceiving it. However, once you've judged or assessed that item or concept, you will find that opposite belief or perspective can also be seen as true. Most probably someone will point it out to you whether you like it or not.
Let's take this article itself as example. I might see it as something very relevant and important. I might believe that it is a good representation of my views on reality and be happy that I have been given opportunity to share them with whichever of my fellow beings wishes to read my ideas. However, someone else may perceive this article as a total waist of time, a blast of hot air from some nobody who believes that they know something. The funny thing is that that person may also be voice of my own shadow-side that lives within. That is what I mean about balance: it is everywhere.
Jesse S. Somer M6.Net http://www.m6.net Jesse S. Somer is one soul within the great human family proving that the Internet can give us all a voice.