Awareness/Consciousness
Awareness/Consciousness

Signposts…Awakening

Roadmaps and Signposts Our true nature is awareness, presence, consciousness, here now. Of course, this is not what we imagine ourselves to be. We’ve never been separate and the you that you believe you are is impersonal awareness appearing as a body you claim as yours. It’s the same for all appearances of life. I write to describe and share the beauty of this awakening, how it felt and feels now, what it looks like, …

Lenses of Maturity

How do we determine human maturity?  Is there something more than the usual lenses of maturity (physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, intellectual) we use to gauge this process? Who or what decides? Do you ever give this any thought or attention? I’ve turned the concept of maturity upside down over the decades while looking for the end of suffering and pain, or at least a temporary remedy or soothing balm for fear, illness, and death. Below are …

Understanding

Believing you are a person with a brain/mind who thinks and understands that nothing can be known or understood is not the same as realizing there is no one and no brain/mind to think or understand, or not think or not understand. And…it’s not possible to lose your brain/mind as you don’t have a brain/mind to lose. Perhaps the idea that you are a separate being with a personal brain/mind will be seen as the misperception it …

Essence of Life

The essence of all life, of all appearances, is not separate from perceiving and sensating. In other words, we apply our mental beliefs and concepts to what is a raw and unfiltered moment or appearance to create reality. When we embrace life with a prayer or intention of not knowing, we seem to drop into vulnerability, rawness, and an openness to what is appearing as awareness awaring, instead of living in our head, knowing and …