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Re: No cost, no obligation

Jun 16, 1998 05:12 AM
by Dallas TenBroeck

June 16th

Dear Annette:

I guess I needed that bit of reassurance.  The idea about the
interaction of ourselves and Nature all around us, through the
"life-atoms" or the "Skandhas/elementals" was an explanation that
both HPB and Mr. Judge offered.

It always seemed to me that the relationship between us and
nature and between our astro-physical makeup and our volition
needed that kind of linkage to make it reasonable.

There are so many other "gems" to be found in theosophical
writings from the "origins."  We owe Them a great deal.

Best wishes,        Dallas

> Date: Monday, June 15, 1998 5:07 PM
> From: "Annette Rivington" <>
> Subject: Re: No cost, no obligation

>W. Dallas TenBroeck wrote:
>> I very much believe (am convinced) that Nature contains
>> everything and is far more finely balanced than we realize.
>> have the power (in our ignorance, usually) to disturb nature's
>> balances and doing this we create "Karma"  [ The mechanism for
>> the creation of karma is that our feelings, thoughts and
>> decisions, acts too, impose themselves on the "elemental
>> which compose all things.  They, being impressed go out into
>> Nature and eventually return to us, either in this life or
>> subsequent one, and bring the impairment back to us to deal
>> Of course if we harmonize with nature instead of an
>> we cause those components of Nature to grow and flower, and
>> resultant "seed" that returns to us is an enhancement of our
>> capacities to fine tune with nature even better. ]
>Dear Dallas:
>Thanks for putting it that way and causing a flash for me.  I'd
>subsconsiously trying to put together some concepts on the power
>nature and couldn't get past the obvious physical things like
cut down
>too many trees - starve of oxygen, make extinct too many
animals -
>destroy the balance and possibly get over-run by killer bees,
and why,
>with all this negativity from human-kind doesn't nature just
wither away
>or go chaotic?
>In your words I saw the tremendous power of love and tenacity of
>to keep us alive, unconditionally.
>Either that or some big hand keeps putting it back in balance as
fast as
>we screw it up :)
>> Shall I hide this
>> for myself or shall I spread it around ?
>Spread it, spread it.  Tempus fugit.
>> Another friend detects this in me, and calls it "preaching."
>> I certainly do not like the sound of that.
>Are you put off by the label, maybe?
>Remember too that, except for (what you guys call the) Masters,
>our reaction is to the mirror of ourselves.
>Kym put it nicely in her post.

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