“Rest in or as Awareness.” In many teachings such advice is given as an answer to the question ‘What can I do?’ There is a shadow hanging over every answer and the opposite of it is always just as right. Especially if one sticks to it!
Expecting to find ‘peace of mind’ or ‘inner peace’ somewhere out there is an adult version of believing in your own lies and fantasies the way kids can do. Each time we aim for freedom ‘out there’ we lose it right here. Thank God that’s over!
Two things came together yesterday. First this statement: ‘whatever has limits is not real’. and then a Living Inquiries session that first seemd to be not so succeseful and then got a nice little twist and another mind construction could fall away.
What is the purpose of creativity other that self-expression? And if self expression is the goal, then why publish? What is the meaning of this blog anyway? It’s another of those paradoxes, but this one seems to have gotten hold of me lately.
Digging deeper into life, peeling the onion that we are… These are just crazy concepts! All I can do is look at the surface and see what it reflects back to the unanchored point of focus I am. The Paradox is that sometimes there is an identification with a new deeper me, that contains less me than before. Ooh silly me!
Thinking equals hallucinating. I like that statement! When regarded as a process thinking often comes down to piling up thoughts, at least in my head. I even have thoughts about thoughts, thoughts about the thinker and sometimes a superthought that thinks that all these thoughts combined are me. Yes, you can call me crazy!
More and more the I-ness in my life has dissapeared. Looking back on it is hard to understand I ever believed the story about a me having a life. I can remember how it was though, and sometimes still experience how it is, but it never lasts long. This blog is an attempt to describe the non-dual experience of no-self.
Almost all of my poetry and poetry like stuff is (or was) posted on facebook under the name Zacht-Hart (soft heartedness). The Zacht Hart page is partly Dutch and partly English without translations. Sometimes the words seem to find their way in English and sometimes in my native language. You can visit the page at: […]