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Don’t trust the mind, the mind is not to be trusted. It’s the great trickster, the coyote, and it’s here to fool you. It’s designed that way on purpose. You couldn’t forget who you are if you didn’t have the mind.
So don’t see you mind as an enemy. See it as an ally to help you wake up within the dream, within the lucid dream that life is. Life is a lucid dream for the soul, or deeper self, higher self…whatever you want to call it…everyone has a different name for it…but this higher self is not separate from you, it’s not out there, and your're bringing it in. It’s already here…it’s the whole self, it’s not a deeper self, it’s not a higher self, it’s not a separate self, it’s not a different self at all. It’s the container that holds all of it. It holds the mind, it holds... Click here to read more...
Whether it’s good or bad is irrelevant; this is a very important thing to grasp, in order to drop the mind, is to realize that it really is irrelevant whether it is a positive experience or a negative experience. We have so much invested in having positive experiences, we must have positive experiences at all costs, please, let them all be happy experiences, please, let them all be bliss, all the time…all my feelings, please, let them all be happy. This is not what the God-Self is after; this is not what you are really after. What you are after is experience.
I like to ask the billionaire question to a lot of people, because a million is not enough anymore, I used to ask, “If you were a millionaire,” but people say that’s not enough anymore, so we’ll go with... Click here to read more...
Enlightenment, Imagination Of God
You are the mind of God. The awareness of God…looking at itself, everywhere you look, it’s a mirror. Every molecule, every atom, every tachyon in the universe…this is your mirror; this is who you are. This name you have, this body you’ve inhabited, all of this is but a figment of the imagination of God. As soon as the imagining is over, the universe itself is gone…and everything in it. If God where to stop imagining things tomorrow, it would all be gone, back into the nothingness from where it came.
realize your true identity, which is awareness…consciousness that
is awake, and observing everything around. The human self puts the feelings
and the thoughts and the emotions on it…but the eternal self, which
contains the human self, is not separate from the human self, but it contains
the human self, as well as all the other selves you’ve ever been.
This eternal self observes all, as it really is, without coloring it with
perception of the mind, without coloring it with your own thoughts and
ideas about how things are, having opinions and emotions about it. Who
you really are doesn’t... Click
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Just as an experiment, just for right now, forget your name. Pretend you had never been here for a day before this moment. You have had no bad experiences; you have had no good experiences. You just appeared here, right now, just now. You are observing the table, the chair, the flowers, whatever it is you are observing in this moment, you’re seeing it with new eyes, fresh, as if you were just born.
is how you can live your whole life, this is what it is to be in the moment,
as awareness of the Eternal Self that you are. Everything you see is a
mirror of yourself; it’s your own body, your own imagination. This
whole thing is just the imagination of God. You are in that imagination;
you could think of yourself as a cell, in a body that has... Click
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All of it is God…Stop, Be present
You are what you’ve been looking for…if you want to know who God is, explore your own consciousness; explore yourself. What was meant in the bible by “man was created in the image of God” wasn’t meant to be about the body or the personality, or the mind, or the emotions; it is about the consciousness that God is. Everything has been created in the likeness of God. Every atom, every cell, every animal, every plant, every human, every alien, all of it is God; all of it is you.
When you start looking around and see all the things as your own self, as not separate from you, this is when you will experience yourself as having been enlightened, having achieved... Click here to read more...
Now Is A Good Moment, Monkey-Mind
Your happiness is not in your future, it is not in your past, it is right here, right now…and for the most part, you must admit, it’s probably not a bad moment. There’s no bombs falling on your house, nobody’s mugging you. Mmm, some people might have minor pain in the moment…but for the most part, it’s a good moment. You are most likely warm, cozy, ask yourself right now: “What’s good in this moment?” And you will see, that most of the suffering you do, has everything to do with your mind, the future, the past, and has nothing to do with this moment.
So enjoy the moments for what they are. You’re missing them, you’re missing them all. There’s many good moments for you all the time…everyday. But if you’re sitting around and brooding, being depressed, moping, it probably doesn’t have much to do with the moment that you’re in, it has to do with the mind…moving, into the past or the future.
you’ll really be a master, in earth-life, being a human, if you
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There's A Deepening
You’ve had many experiences of watching complete insanity on the movie screen, and yet you’re eating popcorn, just watching it go by. You might even be enjoying the struggles that the actors are experiencing. You do not have to be the struggler, or the projector. You are the consciousness that observes it all.
This is bigger than just the observer and the observed. I’m not just speaking of the observer and the observed concept that many have spoken about, of which you’re probably aware. If you haven’t heard it before, there’s a concept where there’s the observer, and then there’s the observed, the person doing, the human, and then there’s the observer self.
This is that which contains both the observer and the observed. It is the container that contains it all. It is the mind of God, the imagination of God. This whole universe is inside of a jar, and that jar is the mind of God. Just as you as a human have thoughts and emotions, imaginings, and fantasies, and dreams... Click here to read more...
Many people are now learning about the ability to create using your thoughts and your emotions. These are all very useful concepts to learn. These are concepts being introduced through movies like "What The Bleep," "The Secret" and other things, other books and teachings where people are learning how to use the mind in order to manifest what you want.
I'm going to introduce another idea. Try not manifesting at all! This is a very simplified manifesting technique. This is where you (rather than saying all your affirmations; having all your visualizations; stating what it is you want; yearning it into existence) relax and let... Click here to read more...
Mind Power, Powers, What The Bleep Do We Know, The Secret
What I do is: I think of the human mind like a cistern. A cistern catches rain water. It's like a bowl that catches rain water and comes down through a small slot in the middle and stores the water. Sometimes I think of the mind like a catcher’s mitt, a baseball glove, and it’s there to catch the completed ideas of the whole self.
So when you work with just surrendering yourself to whatever is to be done with you by the powers-that-be in the universe, those powers-that-be are YOU, so you can trust the process. You can trust that it will be... Click here to read more...
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is WAIT. Waiting is so difficult for so many. Learning to wait is a true skill. When challenged to wait, learn how to do it without anxiety or fear or pressure. You'll be challenged many times so just wait for your next step. Wait for your next instructions. Wait until it becomes clear. One thing that is happening while you’re being challenged to learn how to wait is that the whole self is coming up with a plan. Then what happens with the mind is the whole idea gets dropped into the mind. If it’s (the mind) there open like a catcher’s mitt ready to catch whatever the whole self drops into it, and then it can follow directions. Goodness, we have some kitties running around here! (This was a short video, no extra page)
There's a new phenomena that I call "non duality bliss out." What's happing is a lot of people are getting to the point where there getting so blissed out on this "non duality" that they don't really understand that its not about just blissing out and saying "oh everything's fine, everything's beautiful, everything's great."
Everything is NOT great. Everything is NOT fine as far as the human self is concerned, obviously. To the eternal self yes, everything is fine, everything is all right. But there's a real fine line that many people are stepping across into this detachment and not caring about changing the world. "Well the world is fine as it is. There's nothing to do. Everything is perfect as it is. Good, bad it's all fine. Murderers, saints, it' all the same."
On one level this is true, in the non duality and the advaita teachings. However, there is the portion of the eternal self, the Godself that is in you, that does want to change the world and does want to change what is happening here... Click here to read more...
Many people ask, "How do you know if you're enlightened?" This is the big question everyone wants to know. How do you know if you're enlightened, and then once you're enlightened how do you stay enlightened?
Well the formula is actually pretty simple. Always staying in the present; always staying in the here and now… that's the first step.
The second step is to just forgive yourself when you fall asleep! For the rest of your life there's going to be... Click here to read more...
So many people play the game of my God is more powerful than your God. This has been happening for eons. This has been happening ever since… there were more than one God. And the funny thing about it is, is that it's all one God. It's all the same God. Allah, the Great Spirit, the Christian God, everybody's God, it's all the same God. Everybody just calls it by a different name.
There's got to be a million names for the word "God" and different things for what that means. A lot of people don't understand what God means. Humans think that we understand what God means, the word "God"… In reality there really isn't that much understanding of what it is, especially since most people think that God is outside of “you” somewhere, it's outside of yourself, it's a being somewhere in a white room with a long beard, perhaps.
What are the images in YOUR head when you think of the word God? For instance everyone's heard the joke... Click here to read more...
So the question is: what's wrong with being ordinary? After all you are the drop in the ocean. And yet the same time you are the drop, you are the whole ocean. But every drop looks the same. Have you ever seen two drops of water look different? All drops of water are shaped a certain way. You drop it and it's a tear drop shaped… a pear shaped drop. They're all the same. One drop of water, you've seen them all!
It's the same with you. The essence of every person is exactly the same. There's nothing unique because it's all one self, one being. The big toe is not more special than... Click here to read more...
Everyone's asking the big question now, "Ahhh, what if the world ends?" Oh my goodness what ever shall we do? Well in reality it is going to end. Everything that appears will also disappear at some point or another. Everything that begins also ends. Even this world will end sooner or later. Civilizations come and go. Rome rose and fell, Atlantis rose and fell, Lumeria, Sumeria appeared and disappeared, galaxies appear and disappear, universes disappear…
The truth is this whole physical universe is destined for a terrible end. Now try not to get depressed, but every star will die eventually. Every star will burn out and stop putting out light, and therefore every planet and all the life on it will die. Entire solar systems will go dark and eventually the last star will burn out someday. Could be a long time from now, but the way physical reality works, everything dies. All physical forms end.
And so you're probably concerned about the end of the world and I'm inviting you visit that fear, fully. Meet it here, all the way, and ask yourself what comes up with that. What kind of feelings of mortality and finiteness come up? My next question would be... Click here to read more...
This brings me to the subject of paradox. Paradox is a very funny thing and usually is a large stumbling block on the spiritual path for many spiritual seekers, because the mind just cannot make all these paradoxes fit together in a logical sense. All of it is true, and none of it is true at the same time. All points of view are valid. This person's truth over here is true, that person's truth over there is true. This person's truth is true. It's all true and yet there are contradictions everywhere. Even in spiritual teachings, there are going to be contradictions because there are so many individual cases. What might be true for one person might not be true for this person over here.
So learn to accept paradox and allow it to be unchallenged by the mind. It's important to ask questions and challenge things that are taught or challenge things that are presented as knowledge. It's important to have the intelligence and the mind powers to discern what's true for you. You’ll find yourself all tripped up on these different contradictions that you're going to find everywhere, in everything people teach, in all the books. One book says do it this way, another one says do it that way. This book will work for this handful of people, and that book will work for that handful of people. Let it be ok that there are all these contradictions and paradoxes in the universe, and you'll find less... Click here to read more...
Some people ask, "Well what is the now? Define the now. What is it really? And what is eternity?”
It's such a hard thing to imagine, eternity. When you think of eternity what do you think of? What comes to mind? For most people, eternity means a very long time; a really, really long time. Not just a long time but an extremely long time.
However, eternity actually isn't a long time at all. It has nothing to do with time! Eternity is actually the ever unfolding now. It is always now… always. Every time you look, the now is unfolding some more; always unfolding; never stops unfolding. This is what eternity is. It's not a long time. That's not what eternity is. It's the NOW, and when you put yourself fully in the now, you do feel as if you are in a timeless moment.
The now is timeless. The now doesn't have a measured certain amount of minutes. The now isn't even a few seconds long. The now is a timeless moment that never ends. This ought to twist your brain because the brain, the mind, doesn't like to think of things that aren't... Click here to read more...
Well actually it's good for you that there are so many spiritual teachers around, because now you can shop! It's like going to the grocery store and you can pick one out that you like best. No one spiritual teacher can teach it all. If all the people in the world had to go to one spiritual teacher to get all these teachings that all these people are talking about, one person couldn't handle that amount of energy being directed at them. Not even a great master could handle millions and millions of people projecting on them, and reaching to get something from them.
There's a huge energy that happens between teachers and students, teachers and spiritual... Click here to read more...
Are you really being taught anything by a spiritual teacher? The answer is: no, you’re not. You're not learning anything. I'm not teaching you anything, all those famous spiritual teachers, they’re not teaching you anything, the books aren't teaching you anything.
They're reminding you of truth you already know. You've probably already heard the saying about the finger pointing at the moon. A lot of spiritual teachers use this analogy. Many focus on the spiritual teacher or the finger that's pointing at the moon, instead of focusing on the moon, which is what the teacher is pointing to. So don't focus on the spiritual teacher so much.
There's a tendency in human beings to worship or adore or become a devotee. This is dangerous territory, not only for the student but also for the teacher, because... Click here to read more...
In your meditations, see if you can sit still without a thought for five minutes. A lot of people think that doesn't sound like a big challenge, but try it and you'll see. Can you actually sit there, start the timer, can you actually sit there still for five minutes, five whole minutes without one single thought?
If you can, then you’re ready to start bringing through the spiritual teachings and wisdom that any spiritual teacher can give you. You'll be able to pull froth from within everything that you can get from a spiritual teacher. It will come from within and this is the greatest truth of all. This is the truest information that you can get.
Now be careful that it doesn't just come from inventions of the mind. It's a very fine line to tread. Sometimes people have all kinds of mental constructs about the mysteries of the universe, and all kinds of hierarchies and mental constructs about truth. Be careful with that; that's not it. It's not inventions of the mind. It comes forth when you sit in that silent, awake, alert, waiting space. It's not about a “falling asleep” kind of thing, to sit without a thought. It's not that. It's an alert waiting space where you're wide awake, very alert, waiting. So see how long... Click here to read more...
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