By Michael Dorausch, D.C.
I am extremely grateful to mentors that have helped guide me along my path. This 10 minute simple exercise in mindfulness comes from the entity known as SETH aka Jane Roberts. I am posting it here for those that are seeking it.
Pretend that you are on a lighted stage, the stage being the room in which you now sit. Close your eyes and pretend that the lights have gone out, the setting has disappeared and you are alone.
Everything is dark. Be quite. Imagine as vividly as you can the existence of inner senses. For now pretend that they correspond to your physical ones.
Clear from your mind all thoughts and worries. Be receptive. Very gently listen, not to physical sounds but to sounds that come through the inner senses. Images may begin to appear. Accept them as sights quite valid as those you see physically.
Pretend that there is an inner world and that it will be revealed to you as you learn to perceive it with these inner senses.
Pretend that you have been blind to this world all your life and are now slowly gaining sight within it.
Do not judge the whole inner world by the disjointed images that you may at first perceive or by the sounds that you may at first hear, for you will still be using your inner senses quite imperfectly. Do this simple exercise for a few moments before sleep or in the resting state.
It may also be done even in the midst of an ordinary task that does not take all of your attention. You will simply be learning to focus in a new dimension of awareness, taking quick snapshots, as it were, in a strange environment.
Remember that you will only be perceiving snatches. Simply accept them, but do not attempt to make any overall judgments or interpretations at this stage. Ten minutes a day to begin with is quite sufficient.
Michael’s Notes: I have found that this and similar practices can well be incorporated into daily tasks (as suggested), I will leave it to you to decide when is best to add this simple practice to your day.