***Journal reflections represent an interior dialogue with my deepest center. These responses are for me. The relational practice of journaling allows me to objectify a response in written form. This exercise may assist in achieving clarity regarding insights to share with others.
What images, sounds, or quotations from A Constant Emptying captured my attention? What do I remember from this module?
What is it I am detaching from in A Constant Emptying? How do I experience this practice?
If I am not my body or my thoughts or my feelings, what am I?
What are 3 situations in the past month where I have caught myself noticing my noticing or being aware of my awareness?
What is my experience of consciousness of consciousness of consciousness? Is this just craziness or is this pointing to a state of being I actually experience from time-to-time?
How does life change, and my life change, when I begin to see myself and everything else in terms of freely chosen relationships? What does this do to my awareness?
Other questions I wish the group to discuss are:
What lines, phrases, or images linger in your memory from A Constant Emptying? What do you remember?
If you were to choose one of the voices in this module to converse with over the next twenty years, what quote prompted your attention and what is the nature of the dialogue you might wish to pursue?
What is the theme of A Constant Emptying? What is the message you sense this module is attempting to communicate?
What clue does this module provide regarding what’s left when I no longer spend all of my life energy identifying with my body, my thoughts, or my feelings? Who am I in this scenario? How do you experience this emptying process in your own life?
Please talk about how you have experienced awareness of awareness or consciousness of consciousness or consciousness. What is going on here? Why is this important?
How does life change when I begin to see myself and everything else in terms of freely chosen relationships? What does this do to one’s awareness?
What additional questions do you wish the group to discuss?