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The spaciousness of silent, aware consciousness

Each of us has times in our lives that are really good and times that are really bad. And each of us has at the core that which is before time, that is free of good and bad, and shines through it without having to suffer.

At the core, in silence, is the omnipresent awareness that has never been born and can never die, that is free and conscious. Somehow in the mystery of the divine play of consciousness we appear in bodies. And then these bodies disappear or events happen to them which toss them around or glorify them or deflate them. But always there is this spaciousness of silent, aware consciousness.

Every thing is an opportunity to more deeply, more freshly, more immediately discover this silence.


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silence is found within

“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.”

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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“Silence is the language God speaks and everything else is a bad translation.”
Thomas Keating

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