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Assignment for Week Six: Patterns of the Thinking Mind.

Assignment 4, Session 2. The Pervasive Patterns of the Thinking Mind A valuable aspect of the postings on the CCI website for me is that I am able to see that our group includes a range of minds, each with … Continue reading

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Tuning in – Assignment of session 2 week 5

See if you can be aware of what is immediately present without automatically locating that present in a “before-after causal nexus.” As a way into this practice, consider the suggestion in the text that in such encounters, both the knowing … Continue reading

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The Glow of Thinking

          The Object and its Glow practice invites a way of looking that draws an observer into the realm of knowing.  The cactus bloom seems a symbol for anything in which an aura feels less solid than … Continue reading

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Knowing the Subject

I was doing the first exercise from the class 5 recording. Here’s what i found: The sense of the subject-object structure is present because of a reflexive movement of thought, a kind of continual looping movement out and back  At … Continue reading

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Is Enlightenment Caused?

Is there anything we can do to attain liberation? Is realisation the result of a process? I’m reading a very absorbing book: Conversations on Non-Duality. It is the account of ’26 Awakenings’, interviews done with a variety of individuals by Conscious … Continue reading

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Tranquility of Space

MEDITATION IN ACTION Jack suggested that this was a practice to do while active during the day, so I did that. The very first thing that I encountered, as I relaxed into the space, was the self saying, dismissively, “But … Continue reading

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Exercise A (Expansion)

I have several deadlines this week and am also in the midst of grading papers for three classes (once I get home from work), so I have felt “crowded” and distracted internally when I have taken time for my TSK … Continue reading

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BBC Program – Creativity

A member of the UK study group brought this recent TV program to my attention: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01rbynt/Horizon_20132014_The_Creative_Brain_How_Insight_Works/ Though their (mis)use of the word ‘insight’ makes me cringe, there are some interesting moments; especially (I thought) the work of Dr Simone Ritter … Continue reading

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Another thought-provoking class

Another thought-provoking class this morning.  Thank you all :) Haven’t seen Cloud Atlas (yet) but have been doing a lot of long distance driving on highways recently, still thinking about the words of that astronomer in the documentary (mentioned in … Continue reading

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