TO DO OR NOT TO DO

Awakened mind is the impersonal sentience and not the contents of awareness. Even the sense ‘I am’ is known by this awareness. But who can say how this thing works? …

Fullness

Is nondual spirituality nihilistic? Desirelessness, powerlessness, emptiness. Sacrifice, surrender, formlessness. Are these more fundamental than, say: fullness, all-possibilities, bountifulness, unboundedness, bliss? It’s all well and good focusing on the qualities …

May You Live In Interesting Times

When the awakened view dawns it becomes apparent that everything we experience points to it, and always did. It’s the recognition that each moment is a Dharma Gate, the opportunity …

LOVE

Many of our words and concepts, we think we know what they mean, when often our understanding hangs short of the great depths of being that we miss. Our recognition …

A Thought for Easter

Good Friday What must die? All forms, identities. What is Risen? Life itself, triumphant. Because there is no death, ultimately. Life Eternal is enduring by definition. Today is the sacrifice, …

The Calling of the Soul

How much of our time do we spend bracing ourselves against the possibility of someone else’s reactivity? When we fear to break a rule or make a mistake, how often …

The Way

I’ll show you the Way  but will you follow? The Way is no way The Way is silence and surrender The Way is no effort The Way is ‘stop!’ The …

Awakening and Creativity

Spiritual awakening is a bit like the creative process, because when you engage in meditation or introspection or inquiry, if you’re motivated by money or acquisition or anything like that …

Untitled Thoughts #8

The ego constricts around a more-or-less fixed mode of being. So when the ego is transcended and the constrictions are released, then the manifest being reorients to a more natural, …

Humility

True humility comes when you run out of strategies and realise that you’re powerless Surrender comes as a result of this It’s something that happens not something ‘you’ do This …

Feel

Just feel the feelings Don’t deny them, don’t indulge them, just allow them to be Feel the fear, feel the anger, feel the grief, let it all come Let yourself …