The Miracle of Meditation 30 Day – Ask Jeff

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Joy Rigberg

What a beautiful last class Jeff! Just wanted to again express my love and gratitude to you and to everyone for this incredible journey! I too am re-doing the 30-days and am currently on day 6/36 and today's instruction is, It is your responsibility to destroy all doubt! YES! This is why I AM here! Lots of love to you all! Joy

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Bruce Meyer

Hi Jeff. Wow! That went by in a hurry. Truly amazing. I'm both transformed and still the same ole' Bruce. It's such a divine paradox isn't it? That lovely round symbol of the yin and the yang says so much to me; the entire dance of consciousness. Do you know of a mystical teaching of story of Noah's Ark? Surely it's about a lot more than a bunch of cute animals parading down a large wooden ramp hand in hand.

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Kathy Sexton

I have been reluctant to give feedback because I feel it is usually the ego that wants validation and if I wait I will get the answer. In the beginning I easily felt very present and transcendent then as I went along I started to notice a restlessness...I kept thinking "oh no I lost the connection" I know everything I have experienced is natural and there is nothing wrong with feeling everything I experienced. I have never looked forward to

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Rita Hovakimian

Greetings dear Jeff~While I have not been able to attend live with this group of fellow awakening seekers, I have listened to the recording everyday. I am in deep gratitude for you and the wisdom of the collective; they have contributed so much to my awakening and growth. It is rare that I come across a teacher that is humble, keenly wise and vulnerable like yourself. I am not the same person I was 30 days ago Jeff and I

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Marcia Davies

I do not want these thirty days to go by without standing up and adding ‘out loud’ my gratitude, love and appreciation for all that I have received - all the insights, all the wisdom, all the sharing, all the generosity, all the vulnerability...with grateful love, Marcia Davies.

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Jania Aebi

I was re-thinking the conversation we had about having control or no control over ourselves, what we do. Actually it's simply a question of which identity I'm in when I ask it. As a human being, I absolutely have total control maybe not over whether I'm upset or not, but certainly over whether I throw my telephone away because it didn't beep as it should have, or keep it, knowing it was just an anomaly that happened. Or was programmed

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Phil Parkinson

Hi Jeff. This may not be the right place to ask this question, but I'm not sure where else to. Do you know of any books that explore living and viewing the world through quantum theory? There are many books out that explain quantum mechanics and I have been reading several for an experiment of engaging with the world from that paradigm. For over a century we have known this information but, for the most part, we still see the

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Nicky Levi Morenos

Hi Jeff I would like to share this: I have a very strong feeling about how I can more clearly perceive the awareness that is aware. I have taken in all you say about how our higher Self is there whether we can see it or not and, in a reflective moment, something came to me: When I look back to any time/event in the past years, decades, even childhood memories, I suddenly get an overwhelming knowing that in every

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willow francis

Just completed session for Day 26....Magnificent. Thank you 🙂 Catherine and Willow, Western Australia

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Antoinette Simon

Hi Jeff - I am 4 days behind you and sometimes it feels ok to be “bringing up the rear” but other times (like today) I miss being in the present moment with you and the others in the Zoom live sessions. I have a few days off work and my question is about which would be the best way forward to harmonise my feelings: Option 1 - set my alarm clock and join you live for the next few

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Joy Rigberg

Hi Jeff, just a share. I want to first of all express my love and gratitude to you and to this community. My life is shifting in incredible ways and my heart is so full! So, yesterday in the afternoon I sat in meditation and when I opened my eyes I realized that 1.5hrs. had passed. I recalled that my head bobbed a few times and that perhaps I even slept a bit. I do remember feeling such a deep

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Diana Johnson

As I relax more and more during meditation, it feels like the lines around everything and everyone are becoming more and more blurred...there is a melding...today it was as though I was looking down a long, round, blurry hallway. I couldn't make out what anything was, so I settled into not trying...just being, which was wonderful. My challenge has been that I am finding this obscurity pouring over into my work life as a Minister. There is less clarity than

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Carolee Jones

I read the Sunday paper before starting the class and the stories included the melting of the last ice sheet in Canada, a stranded oil tanker off Yemen full of oil that can’t be touched due to the rebel forces there, our country continues to be divided and without any federal bailout apparently many more people will lose their jobs and become homeless and small businesses will close and Beirut Lebanon is disintegrating into a failed state. I read the

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Sybille Rulf

Hello Jeff This is not really a question. I loved the idea of divine confusion, because that is how this process has been feeling to me- like I am untehtered and kind of loose, without real direction. And then yesterday I really saw that often during meditaion I am kind of waiting / expecting something to happen. And yesterday for the first time I really got to - its all fine, nothing needs to happen, its good as it is.

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Robyn Landis

I wanted to add one other thing but WOW, I also wanted to say how cool I found it to read the sharing/questions here tonight... wow. amazing stuff. The other thing just felt worth pointing to which you did allude to just a bit your answer this am was a follow-on re a question from the previous day—where someone had asked how you know when a hard thing is something to lean into and grow through, and when it’s a

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Robyn Landis

Dear Jeff, I wanted to follow up my “question“ of this morning to clarify a bit now that I’m a bit more back to earth 😉 (i perhaps ought not to share right after meditation as I don’t think I’m ever very clear then, but maybe that’s OK...and anyway it’s what happened 🙂 I think you understood that I wasn’t trying to get an answer or strategy about how to make choices or feel good about choices… so much as

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Adriana Colotti

Here is today's sharing . My response to Jeff question yesterday about journaling on the effect this work is having in my life. Yes! Every moment the doorway to eternity! No time - No space No Past or future Just the exhilarating experience of being a bridge of light between heaven and earth Radiating your light to all of the universe Raising frequency Reverberating through cosmos In waves of concentric circles With sounds of glory Wrapped up in eternity!

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Gregor Elizabeth Palmer

Hello Jeff I so appreciate all that members of our community have written here. It’s a marvellous expansion of what you've spoken to us and speaks for me or amplifies my.unfinished realisations. So thank you all. I’ve come to realise over this unique time together that at my age, 88, I’m not going to have reactions of similar intensity manifesting in me, that whoever takes care of the far reaches of aThe Great Divine Plan is making allowances for my

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Jania Aebi

Hi Jeff, Over the last few weeks I have been finding that there is less rush in my life, less of sense that there is never enough time. More space. The consciousness with which I do things is shifting, to where I am realizing more and more that I am not doing them, that without the energy of God I could not be doing any of it and immediately such gratitude arises that it chokes me up. I have had

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Nina Michie

Hello Jeff, I had no intention to write as I do not really have a question, but in the same way that I felt compelled to sign up for this course, it feels like it is not really up to me. Actually I guess I do have a question now..... is it possible that my signing up for the course as well as almost feeling forced to write a question and thus be more visible here in the group was

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Lori Sandler

Hi Jeff, Not a question, just a share. Yesterday I experienced a series of events: my son had a bathroom accident; I cleaned up the floor, his clothes, then brought him to the stairs to go up to the shower; he had a seizure, fortunately prior to going up the stairs; I held him and tended to him during the seizure; I then carried him (he's about 90lbs) up the stairs and gave him a shower. As all this transpired,

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Joy Rigberg

Hi Jeff. Our call just ended and I would like to share a couple of things, thoughts, concerns that have been arising. I am fortunate at this time to not be working and am really spending my days in retreat, being quiet, meditating, sitting and staring out the window at the trees, being with my plants, swimming with the dog, feeling peaceful and calm. Then the evening comes, I eat and relax a bit and get in bed. Then it

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Bruce Meyer

I've been reading some of the questions from the others and your responses. It is a wonderful opportunity for me to get as fully as I can into the experience of the person asking the question (become the person) and ask the question as the other person and from their perspective. I have no way of knowing how successful I was or not but it is fascinating to attempt. Simply making the attempt expands my world and broadens my field

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Bruce Meyer

Hi Jeff. This morning you mentioned that you are not a big believer in 'linear time.' This is an idea, concept, knowing, blah, blah . . . I also embrace. I often remind myself, Heaven is now, there is no other time, Heaven is here, there is no other place. And, eternity is not a long time, it is no time and infinity is not an enormous space, it is no space. These ideas I have held for some time

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Robyn Landis

Tonight I relistened to Day 14 (which, as each day does, seemed such a jewel) and wanted to share that I found this particular bit especially moving. (And to me in a way, even more to the point—a certain point, anyway—than Marianne Williamson's famous "Who am I to be...actually, who are you NOT to be?" quote. ) “...A person as imperfect as me is EXACTLY who [The Divine] needs. She doesn’t need you to know that someone who is perfect

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Bruce Meyer

Hi Jeff. I watched the documentary on the life and ideas of David Bohm. I hadn't heard of him but discovered he was right in the thick of the much argued contradictory theories of classical and quantum physics. He had a vision that not only connected the two theories but also bridged the apparent gap between science and spirituality. It was stunning to soak in what I experienced in the video. I knew it already intuitively. I am also familiar

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Diane Litten

Dear Jeff,  During meditation on day 18, the sinking Titanic came into my awareness and I watched it sink. As it was sinking further and further, I watched my small self sinking with it. As it sunk, I realized that I didn't need my small self while I was meditating, and I let go.  I became more and more relaxed as I watched the vessel sink, and sink some more. I don’t think I would have known when it finally became submerged because that’s the place

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Kai Schlipf

Hi Jeff, I would like to share a shift in perspective, that happend to me today. For the last three days I was meditating for ten hours each day and practised „Letting go“, over and over and over again. But very often there was a deep sadness inside me, very intense, and at on point I related differently to that sadness ,from a place of not knowing. I said to myself, it ist not my sadness, it is just sadness,

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Jania Aebi

Just a comment - first, I want to thank you for all you said on day 17, that resonated so deeply as the truth of the miracle that can happen through meditation, that I was in meditation within seconds of the bell. So much energy was flowing that it set up trembling in my whole body and my teeth started chattering. I remembered to relax and just be grateful for whatever was happening and I lost all awareness of my

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Diana Johnson

Hello, Jeff. What is your definition of soul, or the soul? Are they different from one another, or two ways of saying the same thing? Thanks so much for all you are sharing. Love, Diana

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Gregor Elizabeth Palmer

Yesterday while you were talking to us I had a minor awakening which I feel I should mention, since you may have caused it! It was minor as there was a small amount of energy behind it, but it did kind of knock me out partially. I knew I was not to listen, but could hear quite a bit, and thought ‘I know that already’, just as you had said we did. So I didn’t take part and haven’t felt

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Lianne Smithaniuk

Hi Jeff. I participated in Jeff Sullivan’s class this evening & was very struck by his comment that the work we’re doing on this retreat can be a “reorientation to see the Miracles everywhere!” I have been feeling more and more like I am floating in the spaciousness of possibility in these 2 weeks, without anything dramatic happening....simply a deeper appreciation of the small details of life, especially in Nature and seeing more goodness in my interactions with others in

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Robyn Landis

I probably won’t share this on a call but I still wanted to share this fun story of a synchronicity that happened a couple of days ago out of the field of our retreat container + out in my world. To me you’d have to stretch pretty far to say this was a coincidence but I suppose if you were conditioned enough the other way you could… 🙂 So a few mornings ago John W asked you some questions about

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Diana Johnson

Good morning, Jeff. Thank you so much for your sharing about your existential malaise, or depression, this morning. I have been experiencing the same thing for the past week or so. I assumed it was somehow related to the shifting, the opening that is happening through this work. I trust that it will lift in its right time. I am allowing it to be what it is...even using it as fodder for my communications with my Mystic Heart community, writing

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Joy Rigberg

Hi Jeff I want to share my 2 extremely different meditations this morning. The 1st, during class, was as I would describe easy, joyful, quiet, relaxed, open, expansive... Then, as you were talking about free choice, my Internet kicked me off And I decided to sit with that in another meditation. This 2nd meditation was the complete polar opposite. It seems that I did everything I could just to keep my eyes closed and to stay with what was happening,

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Christa Pierson

Hi Jeff, This question has been up for me, that you spoke to this morning. Do my small self limitations also limit the expression of Divinity through me? I experience that it does more so when I identify with the small self. When I identify with Awareness or the experience of the moment I realize it does not. But habit is strong in the small self ways of daily living. The practice of acceptance of whatever is has been strengthened

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Diana Johnson

Jeff, Just a brief context...I am a Science of Mind trained Minister that has been in this tradition for 28 years. I am comfortable with the idea of God, and see It as the Essence, the Substance, the Process, and the Presence that emanates or expresses Itself as all that is, is fully present in, through, and as all that is, and contains all that is. That is my best effort at using words to explain my sense of the

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Gregg Elbert

Each moment seems to contain what is necessary for the moment and then is gone. Including what “I” call me and all beliefs about me. Then they arise in the next moment and “I” call them me again. But it cannot be the same me. It is a changed version of me. This is evident based upon logic, science, and objective evidence. So what is me? How can I assume I exist from moment to moment if it is a

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Kai Schlipf

Hi Jeff, you gave a fantastic talk yesterday. The meditation or the wisdom is not only inside us, it is both inside and outside, you said, it is in everything, in space,in the totality, that opens up a new space for me, meditation is not that self-centered any more, it is about the totality of everything. And that the universe is a magical place, where anything can happen, everything is becoming awake, that was really great to hear. Thank you.

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Joy Rigberg

Good morning. I woke up with this Lauryn Hill song on my mind, "Everything is Everything." ?

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Amanda Louks

Hi Jeff, During the week I listen to the recordings the following morning because I found it really uncomfortable to participate and then have to return to working. Then I catch up and listen live on the weekends. So, I just finished listening to Mondays recording. I wanted to share that yesterday evening I went for a walk and felt as if I was in a really different space. I felt the specialness and the life in all of the

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Joy Rigberg

Hi Jeff. I'm trying to find that documentary, infinite potential, about David Bohm and can't find it on Netflix or Amazon. Where did you see it? And by the way, This is not a question, just a comment, I resonated so deeply with what you had to say today on such an emotional level, the tears were streaming as you were talking, during meditation, and after you hung up. Something is stirring. I appreciate you!

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Robert McDougall

Hi Jeff, I want things to go my way, not the way of natural events. What can I do to be a little more flexible?

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Jania Aebi

Today, you said, "find the place that was never in control". That opened up a whole can of worms, because in meditation, we are to rest as Awareness that is aware, and that Awareness, that Nothingness, created everything and is keeping everything running beautifully, and is in control of the whole Cosmos, even if the control is not like our human control of doing. The control is inherent in the very existence of Source energy and in the "thought" it

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Amanda Louks

To me the chatting is distracting even when it just pops up at the bottom of the screen. I'd rather focus on what Jeff is saying in the beginning or whenever he is giving his talk and then see what others are saying at the end. Thank you!

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Perdita Holtz

In regards to "Chat", I like being able to see what others are saying and other people often have helpful insights (not to mention, tech help) that you may not be able to get to in just an hour long session. I feel that it's a useful skill to be able to ignore the chat if you don't want to see it; much like ignoring thoughts during meditation. The chat pops up only a little bit on the bottom, unless

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Michael Graetzer

Would you consider muting the chat for participants? Zoom does not allow participants to hide chats that come in, but the host can. I want to focus on you and what you are saying, not someone else's reaction to it. It's kind of like going to a theatre show or classical concert where people are whispering or talking. It's a Zoom setting you control. You can still view chats from participants, but all the other participants cannot. It would eliminate

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Deborah Kaplan

Very interesting. Why would you say it is both ? I guess my point was that I saw that it was not. ....The more I think into your answer I see that doing 'can be' a vehicle. Is it the doing that is not generated from the mind you are referring to? XXX

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Karen Johnson

Hi Jeff, I don't have a question...just wanted to let you know how much I am enjoying this format. Thank you!!

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JonClaud Pinto

I was curious why you did not include "Always Love", in your "Creative Illumination" Always awake, Always Peace, Always Freedom. I have a sense you deliberately omitted it and I am inquiring why? We always talk of God as Love or (I am love, being God). Here is something I became aware during the practice, I found the meditation posture we try to adopt when we meditate, automatically falls in place naturally, when we are "Standing in Truth" Creative Illumination".

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Jania Aebi

This morning my meditation was strange; after a few random thoughts, no engagement, reminding myself I am the Awareness aware of Jania's thoughts, suddenly I heard the bell ring and was present again. It seemed like I had just sat down 5 minutes ago.I was sorry to come out of it, and really want to go there again, but during that time there was absolutely nothing there, no images, no sensations, no thoughts, a complete void. My question: where was

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Gregor Elizabeth Palmer

Normally I feel a pressure to ask a question that I haven’t got, but I hope this is one. It’s to do with not getting in the way, ‘meditating without being there ‘. Even if the mind is without thoughts there’s a sense of me fussing around out of sight, watching the space of my awareness. I trust from what you’ve said that this will change and I won’t be aware of being involved. Is it a little like that?

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Deborah Kaplan

This is what I wrote on day 5 , not a question, but could you respond to it. Any "doing", that is a true expression of evolution's wishes, is perceived in a spontaneous void. The void is unselfconscious as it is a message that can only be known in the "betweenness". Doing is an expression of , not a vehicle to, the unknown. Thanks and love

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