A conversation with Maggie Gilewicz…

I recently sat down for a cup of virtual coffee with the delightful Maggie Gilewicz, PhD for her ORDINARY PEOPLE, ORDINARY AWAKENINGS podcast. We talked for a couple of hours about my (long) spiritual journey, both before and after awakening, and discussed some of the misconceptions and challenges facing the spiritual seeker and awakened being… Continue reading A conversation with Maggie Gilewicz…

The delusion known as ‘personhood’…

The delusion known as 'personhood' or 'self-view' persists until it starts to collapse under the weight of its own evidential unreality. At which point the true nature of self and reality, namely consciousness, becomes increasingly* and eventually* entirely self-evident. *Or: rapidly, immediately, suddenly, instantly… And of course the opposite can also occur: the consciousness-nature becomes… Continue reading The delusion known as ‘personhood’…

The beginning and end of this whole existence…

The beginning and end of this whole existence and the arena of 'The Work' and the unfolding of the so-called 'process of awakening' is this present moment. The past shows up here as memory, the future as imagination. Cognition, mentation, sensory arisings, all happen here. It's this now-ness, this such-ness that constitutes Reality. And liberation… Continue reading The beginning and end of this whole existence…