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LATEST DIALOGUES Continuous Awakening


Continuous Awakening

by Dorothy Hunt


Continuous awakening belongs to only

THIS! that is already continuously awake.

It will never belong to anything

that conceives of itself as separate.

No thought can touch it

No concept can describe it

No practices can produce it

No belief can create it

And memory cannot sustain it.


Whatever you can gain, you can lose.

You are not an experience that comes and goes.

The mind that lives in time can neither

experience the timeless, nor hold on to Spirit.

THIS is not an identity to attain.

Its revelation comes in the shedding of identities.

Whatever you may realize, avoid hiding in

a new identity, no matter what words your mind may use.

THIS cannot be limited; all concepts are only pointers.


Stop trying

Stop imagining

Stop waiting

Stop postponing

Stop fixing a self that you are not.

Stop pretending to be what you are not.

Stop, simply STOP.

Notice what silently remains.


THIS is here before seeking

THIS is here before awakening

THIS is here after awakening

THIS is here without words

THIS is here with words.

Only THIS that is awake, aware,

pure, naked, unstained, indivisible,

and perfectly Whole.


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4 Responses to “Continuous Awakening”

  1. March 12, 2016 at 9:33 am, danishgirl said:

    Thank you Dorothy Hunt for this beautiful poem. Not just a lovely work, but so forthright, so simple, so TRUE. It has only taken me a lifetime (?) to get THIS.

  2. February 11, 2018 at 9:26 pm, Cameran said:

    Thank you; .. yes, this is a very inspiring, one: poem. .. I am wondering, .. if by leaving a comment, the , will notice me too, …

  3. February 11, 2018 at 9:27 pm, Cameran said:

    … (on the other hand), what about all of the other things that were ‘STOP’ -ed, ? .. where they really separate from, “THIS”?

  4. October 29, 2018 at 12:12 am, Greg Donner said:

    “Stop fixing a self that you are not.”

    Thank you, beautiful thoughts!

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