In all creation, forms are intrinsically linked through vital filaments emanating from a source, be it the Creator, man, animals, insects and plants, the earth or the solar system. Such is the silver cord that joins our body to the soul; the DNA that recalls the history of our ancestors and our physical predisposition; and the umbilical cord that nourishes the offspring. Similarly, our world is connected to us; it is an extension of our personal energies. We are destined to be associated to other forms of life and to the consequence of our acts. Linked, not “attached”. Attachment is not part of the Law; it is an artificial condition, created through misuse of human will and desire.
Let’s talk about the immediate personal world and see attachment for what it is: a mental habit that uses the energy of thought to strengthen ties with another life form. A custom that exploits emotions, creating powerful thought forms that sensorially link parts together. It can be considered a kind of appropriation, whose purpose is to control and evoke continuity, utility, and comfort. […]