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…

Much of our tension and contraction…

Much of our tension and contraction and clinging is a response to our inherent sense of groundlessness. Ironically, in attempting to find some firm footing we distress ourselves even more. The answer to the issue of groundlessness isn't to grasp but to let go. Clutching after unattainable certainty, security, stability, permanence, has us perpetually fearful… Continue reading Much of our tension and contraction…