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Multidimensional Thinking

Multidimensional Thinking

Fifth or multi-dimensional ways of being and apprehension include every earlier or preceding dimension as “aspects,” now changed or transformed, because all so-called previous dimensions are now no longer limited by any (of our) identification with them.

Every dimensional shift or lifting of consciousness into the light, in essence awareness realizing itself ever more fully, in the ways I am using these word-concept-metaphors here, is essentially what might be called our stepless steps upon a non-journey of awakening.

Dark Night Writings

Dark Night Writings

It is morning, woke into all the same terror, center of it moving around, abdomen, belly, chest, laying still so as to be with it, “trying” to not resist, run, fight, not add energy to it… Mind attention tries to get away into thoughts, falls back into the terror, there is nothing solid left to hang thoughts onto… As if the infrastructure thoughts used to organize themselves around has crumbled into dust, identity still struggling to stay intact, survive… Only bits and pieces left, tumbling up out of nothing, and then fading away…

What works…

What works…

What helps, for me, is to think about what works and what doesn’t work. Not speaking, in the face of what is happening in this country and in the world, does not work. Speaking in a way that increases misinformation, fear, anger, and alienation also doesn’t work…

Wildness, Wilderness & David Whyte

Wildness, Wilderness & David Whyte

Wilderness and wildness can be beautiful ways to recognize source made manifest, and to describe an enlivened earth as the larger terrain we and all of life are co-participants in.  In this view or metaphor, wildness is understood to be the activity of wilderness, while wilderness is understood to be the manifest expression of awareness…

God does not “see” sin

God does not “see” sin

True (radical) forgiveness and the mercy it seems to entail, at their deepest and most sublime levels, is not about what others are doing or not doing. Real forgiveness is meant first and foremost for ourselves.

We forgive ourselves for seeing others through (and as) our own judgements, our own alienation, and all the many ways we have learned to project our learned and conditioned beliefs in separation onto a seeming world of “others.”

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