Recently, someone asked me if ‘being aware of being aware’ is the only spiritual practice we need to focus on?
Yes, at a particular stage, it pretty much all comes down to this. The path becomes pretty simple and basic. It becomes a practice of ‘nonattachment’ from our desires. When we become aware of an attachment, we adjust to becoming nonattached. We pay attention when we need to change in some way to keep our self clean from any thought-forms which might snag or imprison us.
There might be times when an emotional issue or past wound will come to the surface, and we will be called to self examine or heal another layer from the past. After the issues are seen and worked on, we continue to be in awareness until there is something else to address. As we go, the emotional issues and wounds become less and less, and we become more joyful and free from incumbrances.
Because we have become freer, we might be given more knowledge into the workings of the universe. If so, we should humbly, take in the information, and work with it to expand our understanding while we stay in awareness. And at some point, staying in awareness will become second nature or who we are, and we won’t need to practice, to practice it anymore.
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