Death of the Narrator

Do you ever stop to listen to your thoughts? If you do, you’ll notice that other than occasional functional, creative or investigative thought, the thinking mind has three full time jobs: It reflects on the past, it projects the future or it comments on the present. Waking up, at least for me, was the instant […]

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Six Symptoms of Enlightenment

The day after waking up from the dream of being a separate self, the everyday took on an enlightenment afterglow. Three months later I’m still tickled by what I call “the indescribable lightness of wow,” a kind of newborn fresheness from which life is perceived. What is this wow? With the caveat that what arose […]

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Letting Go Gracefully

Stuff is falling away, and so are people and places. My coveted book collection is on yard sale and giveaway status:  Everything from quantum theory, to psychology theory, to conspiracy theory and much more, is leaving. What do I really need to know, that I will not know in the moment? Other than a how-to […]

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Holey Moley, I’m Awake!

I woke up three weeks ago. I don’t mean I woke up in the morning, though I did that too. I mean I woke up from the dreamer of reality into the dreamless self. “Behold your dreamless being, awake my child, awake!” I read those words almost thirty years ago in the book called Autobiography […]

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