Tag Archives: non-self

Deep Listening

Yesterday attended a memorial. A friend had died, and friends and family gathered to say goodbye in each other’s company. His girlfriend had a lot on her mind. Was happy to sit with her for as long as she needed. … Continue reading

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Doing

Who does anything, if there is no doer ? The doer here disappeared. The doing image once held in mind – a little field marshal, strutting about, shouting orders, in charge – is long gone. For almost two years the … Continue reading

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Too Simple To Believe

Awakening seems mysterious, inscrutable even. Why ? Not because it’s too complicated. Just the opposite; it’s too simple. The mind can’t stand simple. Give it a complication, and it will play with it for hours. If it were complicated, you … Continue reading

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Jettison

The story-making me spins itself a yarn about waking up. It might go something like this: “I’m close. Real close. I can feel it. It’s got to be just one more thing I need to know, one more thing to … Continue reading

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Listening Without a “me”.

Many inquiry exercises are based in vision. Even if they are not literally visual practices, they are written as visual metaphors and coached in visual terms. About 40% of the population does not learn optimally through the visual modality. Of … Continue reading

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