Tag Archives: awake

Beloved, remember me!

“My own mind is fully awake, but I don’t recognize it. The essence of thinking is what is, but I don’t know this. Not controlling is true being, but I can’t stay there. Settling naturally leads to how things are, … Continue reading

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Training the mind

The mind we use during the day is no different from the mind we use at night when we sleep. The mind never ‘stops’…We have all the same sensations even while sleeping and dreaming – we hear, we touch, we see, … Continue reading

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The awakened heart

“The more awake you are, the more you feel that you’re finally becoming your true self. Once you hit that spot, there is no turning back. Going beyond self, you discover the overwhelming power of selfless love and compassion. Beauty … Continue reading

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To live fully…

“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to be always in no-man’s land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh.” — Pema Chodron … Continue reading

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The Examined Life

“Life is profound if you’re awake to see it. It’s one thing to draw from culture, it’s another thing to be drawn so deeply into the culture that your true nature disappears. Wisdom is not merely something to be gained … Continue reading

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When you awake in the morning

When you awake in the morning, and before getting out of bed, make a habit of focusing your attention on your ankles and wrists. Rotate them in one direction and then the other. While you sleep, your attention withdraws from … Continue reading

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