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  1. Kathleen
    August 11, 2019 @ 3:14 pm

    Thank you, David and Fred.

    David, your acceptance and clarity regarding this terrifying event is profound and inspiring. Thank God you and your son were physically unharmed.

    <3 Kathleen

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  2. Robbin
    August 12, 2019 @ 2:43 am

    Thank you for sharing David and Fred. A good reminder of who is in control here: NOBODY.
    The inevitability of life, the “ugly” gifts and the “pretty” ones, is all at “gunpoint” for the character.

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  3. Mike
    August 12, 2019 @ 9:09 pm

    Great stuff everyone, thank you. The “innocence” of Awakeness is quite time-trapped by I-Am-ness trying to manage something’s-wrong-here (because I Am has fallen/dreamt into being a someone). Because character-making can never attain/be that original innocence … while “trying” (and “not” trying)! It “is all at gunpoint for the character” lol! And even it, all it can do is mimic this to “make” itself – point fingers, or guns as a “bottom” for that, at others. Awakeness just goes, oh isn’t that a big space/time “pointing” circle of much ado about nothing (“back” to innocence!)

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  4. David Galitzky
    August 24, 2019 @ 10:45 pm

    Dear Fred,

    Thank so much for posting about my experience being held at gun point. Also, thanks to all those who commented as well.

    Your observations are really bang on (no pun intended). Post-awakening has been such a wild ride: confusing, enlightening, depressing, peaceful, isolating and simple. I really understand now the importance of clearing and having support from a teacher/community. It’s like no one “out here” in society can relate to what’s going on in this. Granted, I don’t know what’s going on either, however, i do know that what needs to happen is some serious clearing so that a sense of stability and re-orientation to what is really REAL can happen.

    I’ve been oscillating a lot from having moments of clarity —aware of being aware— to cloudiness —anxious / lost / separation. It’s like everything has intensified, nothing is certain and that’s just the way it is. I’m learning to accept this over and over again. Who is accepting this? No-thing is! The one-thing-that-going-on is!

    I must say though, the moments of clarity are sure nice! It’s like I’m dog-paddling and struggling in waves of the ocean and then all of a sudden, just letting go and float. The sense of I-ness becomes apparent again. The ease and flow of life returns. And there really is no problem.

    Today, I was in Mexico City with kids at a fair (with mechanical rides and such). I had been in resistance most of the morning and afternoon, identified with this depressed and anxious unit. At the fair, I was able to experience a release; a sort re-identification with awareness when we got on a miniature train ride while wearing virtual reality visors. It really hit me that what I am is not exclusively this body when i first placed the mask on and it was like my physical body disappeared and I was aware of a completely different arising. I could actually see the unreality and impermanence of it all. I immediately asked myself, “Now who or what is aware of this happening?” And just like that, the one true sense of I-am-ness became apparent again! Until I oscillate again to identifying with the body-mind again. I just accept that this will happen again and again and again. I’m ok with it though, because i trust that what I am (pure subjective awareness) can never not be!

    Anyway, back to experiencing this long bus ride back home to San Miguel
    De Allende

    Love always, David

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    • Fred Davis
      August 25, 2019 @ 3:18 am

      This is great, David. It’s just what people need to hear. Awakening is not one-and-done. Enlightenment is right Now

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