Goodness, like all values, is created by an act of will. Values enter existence like everything else: through communication. (Review Root basics.) In regard to producing goodness, that means affirmation. Many people are dedicated to encouraging, exhorting, persuading and explaining goodness as part of their work or profession. Your family and close friends also play an informal supportive role, mirroring your affirmations.
Example—Henry Ward Beecher exhorts: "Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself—and be lenient to everybody else."
Some make excessive or untestable promises of rewards, but goodness is its own reward. So, if you are looking for an external reward, then you have lost the plot.
Producing goodness is enabled by every Grouping in this Root structure, but the odd- and even-numbered Groupings show a marked difference. (This is called in THEE an «oscillating duality».)
Affirming goodness is about handling difficult situations.
good as part of handling that external situation.: The usual scenario in is as a response to an outer event—my endeavour, an injustice, a person in trouble, a life challenge. I then deliberately affirm what's
goodness exists and must be valued and realized.: There is typically some personal hurt or social disruption that provokes active use of . These techniques all require an affirmation that
|Healing techniques:||Facilitated-provoked by:|
|Purify Yourself||Enlightened input via personal reflection or dream; or from another via feedback, advice, writings.|
|Make Sacrifices||Confrontation by the need of another, or by one's own needs.|
|Be Generous||Requesting or begging (by another); noticing with concern.|
|Be Forgiving||Genuine apology (from another);
repentance (by self).
|Be Grateful||Simple reminders by oneself or from another.|
: is used in social situations where there are difficult issues, often with destructive tendencies in play. I sustain my by drawing on and and acting accordingly.
: based on a emerges from a . It becomes my way to engage with the outside world.
Affirming myself is about attending to my internal state in regard to life generally.
: , a resource for handling situations, is produced by the . All six mantras are communications that are focused inwards so as to transform experience.
: refers to a continuity in handling situations that is based in . I have to look inwards to develop , and .
: is an experience of life that depends on a sustained intensification of attention inwards. The intensification of allows for handling situations either in an or in a manner.
Originally posted: 7-Jun-2013