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Waking From the Dream of i "Once awakened from the dream of separation, the awakened soul can once again celebrate its most divine dance with God.” Our fears and anxieties are the imaginings of the dreamed self that feels itself separate from the one divine...
This video is from Satsang, April 28, 2019, a day after my 58th birthday. The aliveness of peace and surrender was flowing with such abundance.
This Satsang is primarily about surrender.
It is about surrendering all our ideas of self… Completely. So that we may discover the imperishable self that can never truly be lost.
This faith of surrender is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do.
And yet it offers one of the greatest freedoms you will ever know.
Recently I spent 10 days in a dark room retreat. That’s 10 days and 11 nights in a cave like room with zero light. Totally pitch black.
There was one experience that occurred in the dark that was particularly profound and which provided a powerful and unshakeable insight into the nature of the unstable self image we have created in our minds and which is a complete illusion.
As many of you know, back in May I entered into a 10 day and 11 night dark room retreat. I have another blog that shares more about the transformative and life changing experience of living in the dark for 10 days, but I want to start with this blog about the...
The practice of emptying ourselves completely within a meditative practice is not meant to have us navigate a world of form without an embodiment of our human nature.
The practice of emptying completely simply allows us to come into a more conscious awareness and embodiment of our human nature.
It is in those moments of forgetfulness and abandon that we feel most free and alive and whole. Connecting far more deeply with the people and the world around us is easier in those moments of forgetting about ourself.