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By Sal Barba 

When the cup is empty | Worship

 

Last updated 4/27/2022 at 12:30pm



In our ordinary life, we’re like dreamers believing that the dream we’re having is real.

We think we’re awake, but we’re not. We think that this busy mind of thoughts and emotions is who we truly are. But when we actually wake up, our misunderstanding about who we are – and the suffering that confusion brings – is gone. Dzogchen Ponlop (taken from “Dreams of Light: The Profound Daytime Practice of Lucid Dreaming” by Andrew Holecek).

When I was a young person, I was terrified of being by myself; especially by myself in the dark. I became addicted to looking outside of myself...



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