Me is a story and story is not what is drinking the water. New MJ Awakening Blog
August 6, 2019

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ME IS A STORY AND STORY IS NOT WHAT IS DRINKING THE WATER

Trying to improve, fix, or get rid of the me only attempts to reinforce a story about that which has never actually existed.

For example, a dog doesn’t think, “I am thirsty. But I notice the bowl is only half full. What happens when I run out? Then what? Maybe I’ll die of dehydration. This is terrible!”

Rather, it just finds itself going to the water and lapping up the cool liquid. It doesn’t need a story to do this. But to the human, the story seems very important to the “me.” And that’s the cause of our suffering.

Whereas the dog inherently trusts life, we don’t. Because we are too fixated on our stories, rather than what’s actually happening, which no words can contain or truly explain.

Michael Jeffreys

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Aliveness cannot be put into words… New MJ Awakening Blog
August 5, 2019

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Aliveness cannot be put into words, which are old, limited, dead.

Michael Jeffreys

 

Truth cannot be accepted or rejected… New MJ Awakening Blog
March 19, 2018

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Truth cannot be accepted or rejected.

Truth cannot be lost or found.

Truth cannot be held or dropped.

Truth cannot come or go.

 

Michael Jeffreys

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