Free from a Self
Free from a Self

Free from a Self

Could it be that the self is an assumption? Is it a fundamental blunder upon which all our suffering lies? The no-self cannot grasp at anything nor push anything away. The quiet mind is oblivious of desire and discomfort.


When the Self Dies in the Body

2 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto JBro

When the self dies in the body there remains nothing of concern. The self of the body used to be the boundary keeping the environment out. After seeing the me as a false thing of the mind, there remains only continuity. What we observe becomes our ex...

Words about Nothing (Spiritual Poem)

25 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto JBro

Oblivion, another English word Nothingness, a something sound too Peace, stillness and silence exist before The human animal chirps a description of them Ease back into your pre-language Let all labels and categories go

What is Being Freed from the Self?

18 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto JBro

The title of this blog is strange. It raises the questions:  What is being freed from a self?  What is left after the self is dissolved? It also implies that the self is inherently imprisoned. It seems to arise in us from nowhere, then immediately de...

A Spiritual Rant on Liberation

18 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Crypto JBro

I didn't start out for any kind of spiritual attainment.  It was simply a body of information that I stumbled upon.  I began to study spiritual teachings out of desperation to be free of misery and depression.  I was deeply trapped in alcohol and dar...

The True Taoist

16 Aug 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Crypto JBro

A true Taoist knows there is no such thing as a true Taoist. No words lurk within to describe themselves. The Tao that cannot be spoken beckons unnamed followers. It dissolves our self applied labels. Not understanding and not describing, we yield an...

The Goals of the Awake (Spiritual Poem)

16 Aug 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Crypto JBro

For the awake, there are no goals to accomplish.  No gauges exist for success or failure.  To endlessly set new way points and cross them is the same as wandering aimlessly. The goals of the meandering creek are completed at every point along its ban...