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Stop Your Mind’s Chatter

Mental Confusion

“That concert was exciting. Did I feed the dog?
This weather is depressingly cloudy today.
Has my daughter reached school safely? I really care
About who wins the election. I don’t know where
I put my driver’s license. That was a nice play
By the quarterback. Why is there such a dense fog?”

Many people experience the monkey mind.
It chatters on endlessly. Not even for one
Second can it remain silent. Out of control
It appears to be because you’re not feeling whole
But you can get a handle on how thoughts are spun
In your mind when with ultimate truth you’re aligned.

Here’s a technique that will put your mind well at ease.
Close your eyes. Watch your thoughts as they constantly flow
Through you mind but do not try to stop them and don’t
Get involved with them. Trust in your heart that you won’t
Think about your thoughts. Just think them then let them go.
They’re not worthy of your conscious analyses.

Now ask yourself one important question. “What will
My next thought be?”
Then wait for the next thought to come.

Keep on waiting. You may ask the question again.
“What will be my next thought?” Thoughtlessness happens when
You keep waiting. You will have gotten away from
All the chatter. Indeed your mind has to sit still.

The Emotional Scale

The Continuum Of Feeling

I am bored with my whole life. It makes little sense.
The longer I exist the less I am enthralled
By what life has to offer. The matter with me
Is that I’ve lost connection. I would like to be
Who I am at my finest. I’m neither appalled
Nor delighted. I’ve lost the feeling of suspense.

I want to feel contentment. I want to let go
Of all that I’ve been pushing against. I am done
With the struggle and striving. I just want to be
Comfortable and wholesome within my body.
I can get there on my own. I’m the only one
Who can make changes to my feeling status quo.

My boredom is the tipping point to contentment.
If I can make that tiny jump I’m on my way
To releasing resistance to feeling better.
The appropriate practice indeed must occur.
Life for me can seem like a delightful ballet.
How I feel at the moment I cannot resent.

I know that things are going sufficiently well.
With that thought I can feel some internal relief.
Noticing the positive aspects of my life
I can lower the frequency of psychic strife.
That I can control how I feel is my belief
Otherwise I’d be living unspeakable hell.

Stop The Chatter

Mental Noise Reduction

When you contact a company by telephone
What you get is a lengthy recorded ordeal
That tells you to push buttons and listen with care.
“Menu options have changed,” so you’d better beware.
There’s no choice but to listen to what you are told.
They’ll treat you like a robot for reasons quite known.

Similar is the commerce in the atmosphere
Of the world of your thoughts. They’ll not leave you alone,
And you just can’t ignore them. The seeming power
Of the ruthless thought engine threatens to devour
Your reserved psychic energy. You can postpone
All the negative chatter until you are clear.

Would it be nice to be in a thoughtlessness state
At your own will and easily with every try?
Benefits are enormous for spirit and mind.
When your mind is relieved of the chatter, you’ll find
Peace and utter contentment. There’s no reason why
Not to try this method. There’s no reason to wait.

Close you eyes and just watch your thoughts as they drift by.
Do not stop them. Just watch them, and don’t get involved.
Ask yourself this question, “What will be my next thought?”
Then do nothing but wait. Not an answer is sought.
Now the issue of noise in your mind is resolved.
The mind that is in waiting thought can’t occupy.