The Stranger’s Voice in Your Head

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Have you ever asked your internal voice, “Who is Speaking?” And then waited for the answer?

We habitually, automatically, and robotically  believe the thoughts in our head without question… yet, have you ever inquired to see WHOSE Voice is actually speaking? Who or what, exactly, is saying all those things in your head virtually 24/7?

If the voice declares, “It’s me, it’s my voice!” don’t fall for it. Saying, “It’s me” doesn’t give you any information. Okay than, who is this “me”??

Few will actually take the time to investigate this deeply, perhaps because knowing unconsciously this would expose the egoic identity for what it is and so, for whatever reason, they prefer, for the time being, to continue on in the dream with “business as usual.” But for those few who feel this burning desire for Freedom, the next time the internal voice speaks, they will ask themselves, “Who is Speaking?” and then sit silently, for as long as it takes, until the answer reveals itself from within.

– Michael Jeffreys

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4 Responses

  1. […] From Michael Jeffreys: […]

  2. Exactly the phenom healed Eckhart Tolle, written about in his landmark book, “Power of Now,” finding that voice no longer tolerable he came to see there was a difference between him and the voice!
    This is an important point for all of us to ponder daily, if not hourly.
    Thanks for the reminder.

  3. Brilliant Reminder. Love it. Thank you 🙂

  4. well said 🙂

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