Jeff spoke to me for 90 minutes in a Nonduality Street interview today. It
will be published next Wednesday. I'm grateful to Jeff and all the people who
allow me to interview them.
by Colin Drake
The easiest way to become wide awake,
Is to totally relax, for heavens sake!
Into pure Awareness, your innermost essence,
Beneath body and mind with all its nonsense.
This simple mischievous thought,
Is liable to make the mind distraught.
Wondering how to achieve, or find, this state
And acquire the relaxation which I relate.
Dont worry, just apply this elegant test:
Am I aware of the thoughts with which I am blessed?
Or the sensations which in my body appear?
If yes then Awareness is already here!
These thoughts and sensations are objects that come and go,
In Awareness, the subject, by which the mind can know.
So body and mind exist only at the surface level,
At the deepest, Awareness, which they cannot bedevil.
In this there can be no fear,
For Awareness is ever here.
This need not be achieved, found, or got,
For absent, lost, or missing It is not.
This is ever silent and still
Witnessing things that seem to fill
As This, we are always totally at peace,
Identification with body/mind completely cease.
So relax into That which we truly are,
Eternally carefree, never below par.
The cosmic audience of One,
Viewing its manifestation just for fun!
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One of Colin's readers recently wrote to him:
Thanks so very much for your writings
Of late l have been bombarded with experiences that keep drawing me out of
awareness. Your email and its links have bought me back to awareness and
restoration of hope and stillness. That is priceless!!!! I was at my wits end
and desperate yet as always l had forgottern and awareness was and always is
still and there. My life was saved because your musings reminded me that
awareness is always there. Thankyou
Yours in Truth
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I'm pleased to publish Colin Drake's e-books and hard copy books. He's
a great guy to work with and totally dedicated to the teaching of awareness. And
he is very responsive to comments and questions from his readers. Order one or
more of Colin's books at