habits and patterns are memory or conditioned thoughts, "thought patterns" actual grooves or channels in the brain which the electrical signals run and activate the movements for this or that habit or pattern.
It seems the body is basically a pc based computer with pre-programmed software that is slow, dense and susceptible to get many "viruses" and lacks creativity, and its not until you completely throw out the windows based version and evolve into the mac based system that you get fewer viruses if any, function faster and wiser and are able to express your creativity. he he
39. Jesus said, "The Pharisees and the scholars have taken the keys of knowledge and have hidden them. They have not entered nor have they allowed those who want to enter to do so.
As for you, be as sly as snakes and as simple as doves."
50. Jesus said, "If they say to you, 'Where have you come from?' say to them, 'We have come from the light, from the place where the light came into being by itself, established [itself], and appeared in their image.'
If they say to you, 'Is it you?' say, 'We are its children, and we are the chosen of the living Father.'
If they ask you, 'What is the evidence of your Father in you?' say to them, 'It is motion and rest.'"
Jesus said to her, "I am the one who comes from what is whole. I was granted from the things of my Father."
"I am your disciple."
"For this reason I say, if one is whole, one will be filled with light, but if one is divided, one will be filled with darkness."
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed. Buddha
The mind is everything. What you think you become. Buddha
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha
To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. Lao Tzu
It is a true miracle when a man finally sees himself as his only opposition. Vernon Howard
Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from. Vernon Howard
“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” Anthony de Mello
“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.” Groucho Marx
“The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be” Marcel Pagnol