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[Journey Into Now] In Presence, there is no outcome.



Journey Into Now

In the awakened state, the mind is either perfectly silent or it is a perfectly clear instrument of expression.

When you awaken, you know that everything that occurs at the level of mind is illusory in nature and so you no longer believe in it as the truth of life. It is sometimes happy and sometimes sad, because it is a world of duality. You relax and accept the dual nature of the world of the mind and the world of experience within time. This will create balance within duality which will open the doorway to Oneness.

In Presence, there is no outcome. It is our involvement in the outcome that keeps us imprisoned in an imagined future. In Presence, there is only now.

If you can see it, hear it, feel it, taste it, touch it, or smell it, you can be present with it. It is of the present moment, and so it brings to you the opportunity to be present with it. You cannot be present in an abstract way. Presence is not about disappearing into nothingness. You can only be present with something that is actually here.

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