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Aware of Awareness

Awareness allows discipline of the squirrel cage mind and the more this discipline is developed, the more awareness you will have of the delusions that you’ve been controlled by…

Awareness is a engagement where you are basically just noticing and being with what occurs. Awareness is like the guard of our thoughts and this is what determines which ones are let in. Many thoughts come to the you, but when you become aware of them it becomes apparent which ones are beneficial and which ones aren’t. The expansion of awareness can be likened to learning to ride a bicycle. In the beginning there’s much awareness of getting on the bike, keeping balanced, peddling, keeping an eye on the road ahead, and trying not to fall, but after about a week the awareness expands and takes a back seat. It’s still there, but there’s no longer engagement, there doesn’t have to be. What happens next is riding the bike becomes second nature and is done without needing to think about it.

The engagement of awareness is used to develop discipline so what’s actually happening is seen. Awareness of whatever it is the focus is on puts you in the present moment; you can’t be aware of what’s happening right now in the past or future. This is what awareness allows and the more this discipline is developed, the more awareness you have of the delusions that are in control. Although certain truths have been revealed to me in the last twelve years, they are always in the form of becoming aware of a lie there is attachment to. Secrets of the Universe I do not know, the lies that caused me to create my own suffering I do. It’s a process that started out as slight awareness and has expanded to awareness aware of awareness. It’s in this space that riding a bike becomes second nature and is done without needing to think about it…