Isn’t walking a spiritual path based on wanting, desiring, or a sense of incompleteness?
As a spiritual pilgrim, i desired to be near God and dwell in Heaven when i died. i desired to be cleansed of my sins. i wanted to be a good Christian woman, wife, and mother. Desire and passion fueled my search for answers for decades until the mechanism creating desire dwindled during the dark nights of the soul.
Seeking appears to arise as a personal self aims to receive something, earn a designation, obtain a guarantee, or uncover something perceived or believed to be missing or wanting. i assure you seeking of any kind is utterly useless, yet seeking appears to occur. Completeness, peacefulness, stillness is here now. It is the silent, ineffable and omnipresent consciousness that is animating your body and all appearances of creation.
The peaceful, silent, aliveness you already are is covered and shrouded in layers of untruth created by the brain/mind. Inquiring into the mechanics and workings of the mind is a pathless path to uncovering what is already appearing.
Right now, feel the body moving effortlessly — the eyes reading the screen, hands typing or writing, without claiming the movements as “yours.” Once the light of inquiry pierces the thin membrane of the brain/mind, the fierce grip of separateness slowly unwinds and releases sweet relief from a coiled body.
Feel the spaciousness you are when the mind is silent, no longer claiming bodily movements and activities with ownership.
Impersonal spaciousness and vastness is all there is. Allow unwinding, unspooling, and uncoiling to melt the false beliefs and concepts blinding you to the truth of what you already are.
Close your eyes and see what you are now, and what you are not. Are you limitless..are you personal? Are you caused or uncaused? Spontaneous or planned? How do you know? What knows? What is knowing? Are the knowing, the knower and the known separate?