It’s not what I see or how I see but that I see. In this stillness that is aware, everything appears, and I am aware of it. There is an I that knows how and why and what, but what sees I is a conscious still space that is aware that there is awareness of … Continue reading Brilliance of Stillness
The sun is not out there. "Out there" is a quality of the sun. The name "sun" is a quality of the sun. Size and shape are qualities of the sun. The location (i.e., the sun's orientation relative to everything else) of the sun is a quality of the sun. From zero, there is no … Continue reading No Distance
The great paradox is when you see what you really are, fear evaporates. The dream is seen for what it is, insubstantial and illusory but beautiful and miraculous. The answer to "what am I?" is unanswerable for the mind, but a direct experience of spacious awareness, is freedom. Go ahead and take a look. Try an experiment and discover the selflessness of awareness and the illusory self. Let the egoic fear of a no-self evaporate in the experience of your true self.
The most enlightened, realized, fully awake person on the planet still has to discover what life is like from a radically new perspective. In an absolute, non-dual sense, all our answers are found in what we are, which is everything there is. Sometimes we need a little help seeing past our conditioned limitations. The recognition of headlessness, what is at zero, space for the world was a powerful, mind-altering revelation. I hope it does the same for you. Your first reaction may be, "so what?" but don't let that frustrate you into not looking again. It may take a while to unravel what you have worked so hard to construct.
A glimpse of enlightenment is only the beginning. To be our true self is to be nothing, embrace our emptiness and express divine grace as a human form. We are the paradox of emptiness in form and form in emptiness. As Christ consciousness or Buddha nature (or a myriad of other accounts), we are the miracle of life itself. Good and bad, high and low, happy and sad are all expressions of this one divine consciousness. Living is to experience our essence in all its forms