What does the obsessive mind seek so desperately and so intensely? Certainty. The OCD mind desires to find something that is unchanging, consistent, and completely reliable; which will then clear all doubts forever.
The very nature of form is that it is in a constant state of flux; as the body is decaying and thoughts do not hold up when the mind gives up concentration on them. So we will always find our self in doubt at some point if we are seeking certainty in ever changing form.
If you watch your life closely, that is exactly what you are doing. We want to know that the body, kids, wife, husband, job, bank account, my mind, are all eternally safe and free from pain without a drop of uncertainty. We create this extraordinary network of compulsions or intense urges to behave along certain lines in order to check for consistency and…
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