Friday, November 23, 2007

This .... a poem.


If I could give you anything,
It would be this.
This instance, this feeling, this reality.
For this is all we are.

I would give you myself,
And in giving myself,
You would recognise your own self,
Which is one and the same.

If I could show you true love,
I would not give you a kiss,
But I would bare you my soul,
Share it with you.

And if I could do one thing more,
Before I leave this place,
I would give you my all,
I would give you... this.

(c) 2007 J.M.Harrison


There is nothing to seek, because the reality we search for is something we already are. Every single one of us is awakened when we deny the veils created by the ignorant mind which disguise and obstruct our true nature, for by decreasing our “I” we systematically increase the recognition or remembrance of our true being. The process of looking at ourselves without allowing the old controlling mind pulling the wool over our eyes is a pathway towards deeper knowing.

Are we ready to let go of the ‘self’ that we and others have spent a lifetime inventing? For many in this world, this is too much to ask. To reveal to oneself that the ‘life’ we have constructed was in fact carried out by poor workmanship, built with materials of inferior quality, with only one guarantee, that one day it will all fade away to nothing is too much to contemplate. But there, beyond the invented veils of the mind of “I”, in the farthest depths of our being, is the only reality worth realizing, one’s eternal self, and our true identification. An awareness of consciousness that has been built from the highest quality material, and made to last beyond time itself.

The veils so readily proposed by the addictive mind indicate that we want this or want that, need to be this, or need to be seen as 'something' in this world, but this is all a hallucination. What is real is this instant of peace, this sense of love, this reality of arriving beyond the thoughts of the mind, returning home like the long lost prodigal sons and daughters that we all are. It is in this place that you never left that you reveal your true self. The constant noise of thought, like some annoying interference heard on an old fashioned radio, is gradually dissolved by tuning in to your innermost reality, the real you. This is the true recognition of the underlying self, rediscovered by stripping away rather than adding to, revealing rather than accumulating. What you naturally are is this pure aliveness that is formlessness.

Eventually a point arises where there is no more “I”, for all conscious thought has ceased to occupy the addictive mind. This reveals the true nature of man, the reality behind the misleading overcoat of matter, the essence of the true self that has not left you for one second and yet somehow the revelation of a complete experience of life.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007


Throughout the ages the seemingly endless search for human beings has been to attempt to answer the question " Who am I?". The traditional religious masters view on this describes it as the I AM or source consciousness, the stillness within.

The absolute truth can equally be understood as the consciousness which reveals that I AM NOT for the real essence of your being is consciousness (or spirit) and therefore what you truly are is formlessness, yet at the same time completely whole. Surrendering your identity you will lead you to an awareness where all is one, seeing through the transparency of the world of matter into a new complete state of being that contains all consciousness. It is not a separate consciousness from what we understood previously, but now a whole awareness rather than a partial perception of reality. It is full-on reality in it's unabridged stunning truth.

If we were to question this state of consciousness, the conversation might go something like this;

What is it that you really want?

I want for nothing, but am present in all.

If you could have anything, what would that be?

To accept the truth that we can never really ‘have’ anything.

If you had all the money in the world, what would it mean to you?

Money in itself has no meaning; the use of it is the lesson.

What is the secret of life?

There is no secret, accept that which is your true self.

And what is your true self?

The true self is an aspect of 'God'.

So you are saying that we are 'God'?

We are all aspects of God, for we are a part of that whole which constitutes God.
When we walk with God, we express that consciousness.

And how can we find this 'God' ?

By baring yourself, by laying open all the thoughts, words and deeds that have accompanied you on your travels. Cleaning the slate of life so to speak.

So we have done wrong ?

There is no wrong or right, merely a question of letting go and growing up, allowing the true expression of your soul into the world.

How do we know that you are telling the truth ?

That is for you to discern as you will. If you have to discern it, you are in the process of finding it. We must recognise in order to realise.

And what do you recognise ?

That we are all reflections of one another, part of the same oneness that constitutes life. Together we are capable of changing the world we inhabit.

What's wrong with the world then ?

The world was created as one face of expression, just as you were created as another face of expression. When you constantly take from one source without replenishing that which you have taken, there is only one outcome and that is devastation.

Is climate change a part of that devastation ?

We cannot separate the devastation created by war and the chaos of climate change created by man, for they are both methods of abuse. When we constantly abuse something, the abuser will get away with it until the day that the abused party says ‘ No more’. Then a re- balancing needs to occur. What is happening to the Earth is also happening within the consciousness of her inhabitants, for at an indefinable point, they are one.

Can we change the future ?

You can change the future by becoming a part of the present moment. We can become part of it by recognising yourself in the stillness of our soul, for this is when we exercise our expression of presence, the true essence of our being.

How can we become present ?

Exactly that, by becoming; not by thinking or by doing. Life is about becoming and we become that which we allow ourselves to become. If we dwell on the past, or dream of the future, we miss the now, the present. When our energy is present we are present in our truest expression.

What is the point in true expression?

The expression of truth is necessary in order that humanity may learn to evolve. The simplest lesson of this we have is the sweeping of dirt under the rug, for eventually one day it will not be hidden any longer and will need to be rectified.

There are many such examples of 'dirt' that have been swept under the 'rug' and ignored by the world for too long. Do we understand the true consequences of the atomic and hydrogen bombs? The true pollution caused by man purely for financial gain or the consequences of the many decades of oil being sucked out of the body of the Earth?

It is the same with ourselves. We sense what is right, but rarely do it, for most human beings in the western world are selfish ( they want for themselves), spoilt ( they want it right away) , greedy ( they want more) and lacking in focus, for their focus is wanting, which of course you can never have, because you can always imagine something else that you want.

When the focus is apparent, it appears to be financial gain, gloating over others misfortune, self importance, or our physical appearance. As if all these outer appearances constitute the true world. They do not, for they constitute a world lost in its own pleasure of self, a world where many are overlooked for the few, and where an approaching self created devastation lurks just around the corner.

Ignoring something for a long time escalates its inability to function correctly. Shutting our eyes to the present state of the world does not help alleviate the problem. Likewise ignoring the truth of our individual state of being creates dysfunction in the body-mind-spirit system.

Where the mind and spirit are ignored, the resulting action is animalistic and the resulting consequence is chaos.

Where the spirit is ignored the resulting action of the body and mind is overblown self value, a vain, confused, ignorant self centred being not aware of is true essence, out for all it can get for itself and its own. The resulting consequence is mental disorder, dysfunction and devastation.

When the spirit is recognised the resulting actions are those of love, patience, truth, understanding, peace, humbleness, loss of self, completeness, wholeness, purity and an open heart to all existence. The resulting consequence is the revelation of our true selves.

Sunday, November 11, 2007


By moving into the present moment, the 'hic et nunc', we become transformed into being. The old reality of the world of doing now appears pointlessly concerned with endless insignificance. So how then does this change help others? The answer is, that by altering our states of being we also transform our qualities. These qualities then come bursting back into the world because the greatest natural quality of the conscious intelligence behind life is to share with all. It is inclusive, denying none, accepting of everyone and everything. This 'spiritual state' then begins a natural process of feeding itself, of nourishing itself, and by doing so begins a process of transformation within others. This transformation is a reflection of the remembrance of our origins and is accepted by us on an individual basis, for when we need to see something, we will find it.

It is consciousness, and it is this awareness of consciousness that can change the world we live in. It does not belong to one person, but to all. It is not only a reality solely of the present day, but of times gone by and times to come, for it is eternal. The beauty of consciousness in it's purest state is that it not only no longer requires personal identification in the form of the "I", but also that it lies beyond the self-imposed boundaries of time and space.

"Humanity has time. Consciousness has eternity."

The more people that develop this consciousness, (what is referred to in the book as the awareness of One) the greater effect caused in the world. One day the spiritual state that transforms ourselves and others could lead to the creation of a truly physical Spiritual State. A united world no longer separated by countries or religions, where all people are truly equal, arriving at a time when humanity finally becomes consciously unified by awakening to true being.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Another poem...


I think of you all my beloved

Not one single day slips by

Not one second disguises your memory

For we are one, both you and I.

I love you all my beloved

There is no other way

No separation of more nor less

For we are all the same.

I sing to you all my beloved

From the depths of my soul I do

Sharing a life of meaning you sense

Is the closest path to truth.

I call to you all my beloved

Can you hear my voice from afar?

In the wind you may hear gentle whispers

To rekindle the light that you are.

For you are all my beloved

The most wonderful miracle done

Held deep in the warmth of your memorable heart

Is the love you will one day become.

(c) 2007 J.M.Harrison


Who is blind ...

The man who stumbles in the ditch

Or he who does not see?

Who is deaf ...

One who cannot hear a word

Or he whose ears are closed to peace?

Who is dumb ...

The man who cannot speak his name

Or one with too much to say?

Who is weak ...

He who cannot lift a weight

Or one who lies always?

Who is free ...

The man who was a slave

Or one not wrapped in doubt?

What is life ...

The soul that lies within

Or the man perceived without?

What is joy...

The smile upon a face

Or a feeling sensed from the heart?

What is truth...

The judgement of the 'right'

Or wisdom that will last?

What is light ...

The sun up in the sky

Or awakening at hand?

What is God ...

A way of difference

Or of unifying man?

(c) J.M.Harrison 2007

Thursday, November 1, 2007

There is no "I" in True Presence.

Imagine that the "I" you perceive as that which constitutes you does not exist, for that is the reality of being truly present. When we are truly present we realise that there is no"I", that we are all a reflection of the same presence in various guises. Being truly present, we no longer perceive consciousness as residing within the human body, but as a unified constant encompassing both physical and spiritual realities. So the more "me" or "I" that remains in our awareness, then the less present we actually are.

There is a dissolution of separateness whereby the universal consciousness cannot divide one part from another, for it is wholeness in action. There is a sensing that at some point of origin, all came into being from one point, as if everybody and everything is a resulting reality from the explosion of one pure primordial atom. We see that the mind provided the "I" as a conceptual boundary to provide one understanding of the reality of existence, but having now transcended the old workings of the mind, we have also transcended the "I" that associated it's uniqueness and existence from being separate.

It is this presence that reveals our true selves, our true nature. Presence itself can be said to be automatically functioning, in that it has no need for reflection of identity because it is whole, it is completeness. It acts through a perfectly natural process of divine love. It requires nothing in return, and expects nothing. It unifies through sharing and unconditionally giving love, joy, health and happiness to all being, human or otherwise. There is no logic followed, because logic is another conceptual boundary of the outdated mind. True presence is being in the flow of universal consciousness and therefore not comprehending anything other than the unified state of existence.
The "I" becomes left behind, an outgrown entity left behind in the wake of the ongoing progress of conscious evolution.

So to find yourself, you must truly let your self go