Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Magic path current challenge: silence

From now on, pay attention to silence. Look for it even at the moments of great noise. Notice your feelings in silence. Look for silence between your thoughts. I began the exercise of listening to the "sounds of the world" and kept at it for two months, as don Juan had specified. It was excruciating at first to listen and not look, but even more excruciating was not to talk to myself. By the end of the two months I was capable of shutting off my internal dialogue for short periods of time and I was also capable of paying attention to sounds. C.Castaneda "A Separate Reality" Type: stopping the internal dialogue Difficulty: low