A simple seeker had slipped into one of her periodic
moods of doubt regarding her spirit teacher. Did He
even exist beyond her mind? But, what can exist
beyond one’s mind? And yet, He voiceless thoughts
came to her. But, how?
Perhaps if she had something to eat, or did a load
of laundry. Simple activities seemed to help her
focus, or protect her from seeming to need to know
what seemed beyond her possible potential to know.
And, yet, the challenge to understand how she could
hear seemingly voiceless thoughts, other than her
own, gave her no peace of mind.
There has to be a way that thoughts can …
I know, but how does it work?
It doesn’t work at all, in the sense of needing
a physical connection. Do you hear your own
Yes, but they develop within my mind.
And you think your mind is separate from mine?
People don’t hear other people think.
It isn’t possible, except via body language.
Whenever we claim that something is not possible,
we close the door, not of possibility, but of
our awareness of it.
Is it as intuition?
Then, please explain.
Intention to hear and to be heard.
But, why can you do it and I can’t.
You haven’t practiced.
How can I practice?
By first believing that you could develop
the ability. And then using it.
Then, it is as a skill?
Is hearing as a skill?
Not for me. It seems to be a function of being
human that is declining as I age, as is my
Perhaps your reduced hearing is a blessing
How can it be a blessing?
Without all the distractions of needless sounds
you are more able to listen to me.