4. The Awakening

Journal Questions

Journal Reflections represent an interior dialogue with your deepest essential reality. While your responses are for you alone, the relational practice of objectifying a response in written form can be helpful in achieving clarity and determining what may or may not have value to share with others.

  1. The 3 elements that most captured my attention in this Station were?

  2. I know I am asleep when?

  3. I know I am awake when?

  4. The difference between being ?awake? and being ?asleep? is?

  5. Clues when I am living mostly on the surface of life include?

  6. When my attention is upon the deep realities of life I focus upon?

  7. Instances when I have felt myself to be a ?Mystery Experiencer? include?

  8. In this quote, Mother Teresa is talking about?.

    With me the sunshine of darkness is bright.
    I have come to love the Darkness.

    ?Mother Theresa

  9. The personal life practices I will now begin or continue as a result of my encounter with this Station include?

*Please star your response to one or more of the questions above to write it in the “Comments” section at the end of the module. This contribution is your personal “seed” in nurturing a depth conversation with others.

Group Questions

  1. What images, sounds, concepts, or messages caught your attention in this Station? What stuck in your consciousness? What do you remember? (Recreate a group verbal montage of the Station without reflection on specific elements but simply bringing the material back to mind).

  2. What is the difference between being ?awake? and being ?asleep??

  3. What is the difference between seeking ?happiness? and seeking ?Truth??

  4. When do you remember a period of your life when you were mostly living on the surface but then ?woke up? to a Great Reality or awareness of depth? How did this happen? Please share.

  5. What is the message Station 4, The Awakening, is attempting to communicate?

  6. What do you believe Mother Teresa is attempting to communicate in this quote? How do you experience this in your own life?

    With me the sunshine of darkness is bright.
    I have come to love the Darkness.

    ?Mother Theresa

  7. What potential personal practices did you discern from this Station?

  8. What additional questions are raised for you, by the encounter with this Station, that you would like the group to discuss or address now?

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