The mind has two abilities – one is to focus, the other is to expand and relax. When you are threading a needle, the mind is focusing. When you are looking at the empty sky, the mind is expanding. All confusion is between focus and expansion. So, the ability to focus and expand should come simultaneously in your consciousness.
Continue doing whatever you are doing. Be at peace in your mind. Let go of everything. Put away all your worries; they are nothing. When you LET GO, you will realise you are Peace. What is stopping you from knowing that you are Peace? It just means that you are not Letting Go; So, Let Go! When you are watching the sky and moving at the same time, it appears as though the Sun is moving or the moon is moving. Actually, it is the clouds that are moving. Have you experienced this?
You are the ‘Background’ of all the events of life, much like the movie screen. Whatever happens on it, the screen is untouched in the background. So, you are the background on which different phenomena move – they happen and vanish!
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