The Soul has taken so many imaginary journeys… New MJ Awakening Blog
July 9, 2018

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The Soul has taken so many imaginary journeys… apparent lifetime after lifetime, that it has forgotten how not to journey.

Michael Jeffreys

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What’s PRESENT that’s not a story? New MJ Awakening Blog
June 30, 2018

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What’s PRESENT that’s not a story? ❤

Michael Jeffreys

 

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FREDDY: “I” love your questions, because “I’m” present.

What is your relationship to THOUGHT? New MJ Awakening Blog
June 22, 2018

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What is your relationship to THOUGHT?

Meditate/ponder/contemplate this deeply…

Your answer is everything for nothing will have a greater impact on your present moment experience!

Michael Jeffreys

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CHANDY: There is no “You”. Only thoughts. The imagined “You” is the only cause of all the sorrows.

MICHAEL:

Is that which is aware of every thought itself a thought? New MJ Awakening Blog
June 4, 2018

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Presence IS and is not attached to thoughts, which come and go.

Presence is timeless… thoughts are time.
 
Notice this.
 
Keep silently noticing.
 
What is aware of every thought that arises?
 
Is that which is aware of every thought itself a thought?
 
Michael Jeffreys

How old is NOW? New MJ Awakening Blog
May 10, 2018

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Silently meditating/reflecting on a Koan (a question without a definitive answer) stills/quiets the mind…

How old is NOW?

Where does NOW begin and end?

Michael Jeffreys

Is that one, this imagined persona/character/idea of a separate entity actually, literally, ME?? New MJ Awakening Blog
April 27, 2018

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The question is not whether or not my character/action figure/persona/sense-of-me has ups and downs throughout its day. Of course it does.

All “human beings” experience the + and – of duality. There is no escaping this. The ocean can be calm one moment and stormy the next… and it doesn’t require “a reason” to change!

So, the only question, ever, is:

Is that one, this imagined persona/character/idea of a separate entity actually, literally, ME??

Or, am I always, come what may, the observer of that one?

This is what must be looked into deeply in one’s own Heart. 

Michael Jeffreys

What is aware of THOUGHT? New MJ Awakening Blog
April 14, 2018

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As I tune into/feel my mind’s attention, I notice it jumps around like a frog from one water lily to the next, i.e., one thought to the next. Endlessly.
 
What does this have to do with me? Do I jump around? Have I ever moved? Or is everything else moving but me?
 
Michael Jeffreys

SILENCE… where the seemingly infinite is revealed to be ONE. New MJ Awakening Blog
April 10, 2018

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In order for me to truly know you, to be what you always are, I must know/be SILENCE.

In order for you to truly know me, to be what I always am, you must know/be SILENCE.

SILENCE is the bridgeless bridge every moment, regardless of appearances.

SILENCE… where the seemingly infinite is revealed to be ONE.

Michael Jeffreys

“I wish my mind would leave me alone.” New MJ Awakening Blog
April 6, 2018

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“I wish my mind would leave me alone.”

Really? Why don’t you stop pestering the mind? 

Why don’t you leave it alone?

You say you can’t? Who can’t?

Michael Jeffreys

When it comes to SILENCE, I sell out too soon. New MJ Awakening Blog
April 5, 2018

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When it comes to SILENCE, I sell out too soon. I never get to her deeper secrets because as soon as ANY thought shows up, I forget all about her. ❤

Michael Jeffreys

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