May 31, 2018

Rejection of the part of me that is not at peace with has occurred. I will also reject the feelings that come with it, even though they are my feelings. Radical Self-Acceptance means accepting experiences of ourselves we may not like, feelings we don’t want to have, thoughts we push away.

April 17, 2018

The construction of the self is a social process. The child learning “No!” is the beginning of a true, solid boundary and barrier, although the process begins much earlier and is much more rudimentary. “No” is absolutely necessary to function in society as human being.

March 26, 2018

Many, including myself, have ached and begged for awakening, to be cast into wakefulness and out of the “cruel hell of delusion.” Perhaps ironically, this is when I was young, healthy, and the silencing of dreams had yet to disappoint: I had it all before me. Reflecting again on how without separation (falling asleep), you literally cannot have awakening, it points to how there is no problem. You are...

March 6, 2018

Your life is a metaphor. It’s difficult to discuss, but I really mean it literally, in that your life is a representation of what you think it is.

February 20, 2018

Radical Oneness is a viewpoint that is literally impossible to see from cognitive-lingual point of view. As I re-enter the word-sphere, I immediately make sense of, and form a reality that is limited by nature, seeing the world from a perspective that makes it impossible to perceive Radical Oneness. My very viewpoint is the cause and author of Two. How would I be able to see the One?

February 8, 2018

Of course a dog has Buddha nature, you silly monk!” But a dog can never have full human awakening because it has never separated itself from the universe

February 1, 2018

I’m encouraging myself to be in the mystery. What would it be like to move forward in my commitment without a story of mattering or not mattering? How about the humility of not being certain of my own significance? How about acknowledging I don’t have the perspective, information or knowledge even to be in this conversation, let alone make a determination for or against such statement. I simply do not...