Looking in a mirror is not very satisfactory really, if you are trying to examine yourself. What do you see? Dead skin cells, hair, the faint flush of sluggish blood flowing beneath… then the eyes, most people think the eyes are what matter, but they just show a little pool of black within a circle of tissue… nothing. No, the way to examine yourself is to shut your eyes, and shut up, and shut out everything - all noise. And what do you find? Thinking... Thoughts all busy a’ thinking... That is you. But still, silly swirling circular spiralling thinkings - what are they? You… What are you? Shut your eyes, shut up, stop even thinking… Just be. Be… What do you see? The same as me? Just be… Me.
Posted by Andrew MacLaren-Scott