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by s-p-a-c-e
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: Pay Attention
Replies: 75
Views: 2051

Re: Pay Attention

Hi Keith, Hi John, Sit with that, meditate with it if that works for you, and penetrate through this notion that a perception - whatever it is, it true - to see it is a view, rather than true. I’ve been sitting with the perception of “without anyone” and I have a sense of it as something I look thro...
by s-p-a-c-e
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: A jump to truth.
Replies: 58
Views: 1625

Re: A jump to truth.

Hi Nigel, When there are times when the ideas emotions etc are not present or given attention everything continues. There is no identification with the self built on ideas. Then a " empty space " a no thing is noticed. I think this is what you are refering to as... something else is going on, someth...
by s-p-a-c-e
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: silence
Replies: 34
Views: 1067

Re: silence

Hiya Phil, For me this is about awakening from the illusion of self, & thereby living without suffering (or less of it) & more clarity of perception & awareness. I want to live in a happy, peaceful & contented way. I'd also like to help others in an effective & powerful way. I hope this reply is eno...
by s-p-a-c-e
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: A jump to truth.
Replies: 58
Views: 1625

Re: A jump to truth.

Hi Nigel, As we looked at before any concrete location would be the head, here behind the eyes as the visual perception is dominanat here. ok. What I refer to as the observer is a completely different order. Some years ago I was in that position for a short time, I cannot really comment much there d...
by s-p-a-c-e
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: A jump to truth.
Replies: 58
Views: 1625

Re: A jump to truth.

Hi Nigel, This morning looking again at the idea of self there seems to be always an experiencer or observer. There is no sense of substance in the experiencer. The sense of greater solidity only comes when this experiencer is associated with something such as my body, mind story etc. The body produ...
by s-p-a-c-e
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: Pay Attention
Replies: 75
Views: 2051

Re: Pay Attention

Hiya Keith, I’ve been sitting with “without anyone” as a frame, and it does seem to be a basic perception of mine, and it is terrifying although I don’t let the terror in very far. I’ve been allowing that this is a perception, and not the truth, and that feels like it could be heaven. Ok, good. Stay...
by s-p-a-c-e
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: A jump to truth.
Replies: 58
Views: 1625

Re: A jump to truth.

I have been looking at the question of self today. I don´t find a concrete self to identify. A kind of fluid sensation / assumption changing with circumstances and enforced by language requirements. You mention 'concrete self', so for you, the word/idea 'self' refers to something of substance. Woul...
by s-p-a-c-e
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: silence
Replies: 34
Views: 1067

Re: silence

Hi Phil,

Lovely to meet you too. Thanks you for your email.

I'm really looking forward to being guided through the LU process.

So I'm ready to start as soon as you are.

Ok, good.

Phil, in a nutshell, what is this inquiry about for you?

Best wishes,
John
by s-p-a-c-e
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: HELP! I can't even see the gate to the stream. I AM REALLY LOST
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: I might not write for a little while but stick with me. Know that I when I do write again. Hopefully, it will be com

Hi Adam, You are absolutely on the money here. I am in a battle with the ego. When I look at things, they don't immediately feel to be lies, which I know they are. As if I am playing with this on a shallow intellectual way, I who am I trying to kid? This is ridiculous, why is there even this other i...
by s-p-a-c-e
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: ARCHIVES
Topic: Curious
Replies: 55
Views: 1636

Re: Curious

Hiya Nicky,

Have just sent you a PM (Private message, top right of page) if you could have a look :)

Really enjoyed exploring this with you! :)

With much love,
John
by s-p-a-c-e
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: ARCHIVES
Topic: Curious
Replies: 55
Views: 1636

Re: Curious

Hi John, And finally, for now :) do you have anything to add about our inquiry? I'd like to say again how grateful I am for your guidance. Thank you so much for giving your time freely to this exploration together. The clarity and grounding of your pointers helped keep me out of the mind stuff. It'...
by s-p-a-c-e
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: A jump to truth.
Replies: 58
Views: 1625

Re: A jump to truth.

Returning to the filter , built of learnt ideas and emotions its only existence, is that given by belief in it.

Briefly, for you, to what does self refer?

Thank you,
John
by s-p-a-c-e
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: Pay Attention
Replies: 75
Views: 2051

Re: Pay Attention

How will life be different when something never there is still not there? I imagine stuff will just keep happening: choice will be made; breath will be breathed; work will be done; emotions will be felt. And without anyone doing those things. Do I trust that? Not enough I guess. Ok, good that we've...
by s-p-a-c-e
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: THE GATE
Topic: Breaking through the illussion on seperation | Corona from the Netherlands
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Breaking through the illussion on seperation | Corona from the Netherlands

Corona/John is the story / the coat about a self. Yes, although story sounds a bit 'once upon a time'. :) This is a kind of conditioned personified perception and we use the word 'self' to describe it because our experience of it is that it has some autonomy/agency. The human being or "no self" is ...
by s-p-a-c-e
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: ARCHIVES
Topic: Curious
Replies: 55
Views: 1636

Re: Curious

Thanks Nic, that's great.

And finally, for now :) do you have anything to add about our inquiry?

Much love,
John

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