Being the Light
The School of Awakening
Being the Light
The School of Awakening
Q&A with Eckhart
I sense stillness within but cannot combine it with looking out
Is life after death an egoic concept?
Does adversity strengthen or weaken the ego?
Can we be present while thinking?
Can we heal the past?
Would you share some higher truths?
Can the gaze of a teacher transform your whole life instantly?
When was the last time you went unconscious?
Can you manifest from a state of ego?
My ego has increased from studying your work.
Should I beckon the muse, or should I sit in stillness?
Your thoughts about not having children.
Practicing Presence when we are exhausted?
What if consciousness is already aware?
Could you talk about laughter?
Is there a neutral ego state?
What role does money play in awakening?
Is consciousness awakening at a rapid rate?
Why do I feel at peace after the death of my father?
Can you offer advice on fear and pain?
How can Presence help poverty mindset?
Is humanity evolving quickly enough?
Staying present when you feel depressed
Recently, I sense less thought.
How do we deal with fears of being old?
What is the Tao?
What are your thoughts on compassion?
How do we handle resistance to the present moment?
How do I get from yang to yin?
How can we spread your teachings more?
What if I do not find a partner?
Why has it taken time to introduce a life free of thought?
Is it immoral to take your own life?
How can we have an original thought?
How can I avoid becoming so attached?
I had an experience, my energy felt like bubbling water
Will we always need physical bodies?
Any advice to organize a community of practitioners?
Is the teacher-student relationship is outdated?
How can we manage the addiction to technology?
How can I ensure science is not misused?
I am completely addicted to work. What do you suggest?
How do you bring Presence into everyday life?
I have fallen back into the pain-body
How can I deal with my grief as a caregiver?
How can we overcome lifelong conditioning?
How can I let go of the traumatic experiences?
How do you love others without losing yourself?
How can practicing presence not feel overwhelming?
How can we best support our youth?
Can we use our essence identity to make decisions?
I am struggling with balancing obligations and Presence
Please explain disassociating from emotions?
Can you explain messages from my deceased son?
Why did you choose the name “Eckhart”?
Are moments of nothingness the arising of Presence?
How do you eliminate suffering?
If the body is not experienced, does the world appear?
How do you practice Presence when you have mental fog?
For those of us who want enlightenment, can you show us how?
Why did you appear to me when I woke up this morning?
Is there a way to remain present while taking pictures?
Can you explain more about the “surface” of the present moment?
If someone who is silent, can you discern they are present?
How can I be aware of my ego prior to it arising?
Is suicide an acceptable option for a terminal illness?
How do you pronounce your name?
If individuality is an illusion then who reincarnates?
Am I ready to help others?
How can I work through my money fears?
How can I work with the longing nature of my ego?
What is the difference between control and not caring?
How can work meetings be more constructive?
Do humans bring about their own suffering?
How can I perform in public without feeding my ego?
How can an awakening support children?
How can we use technology to advance consciousness?
Can you speak about beings from other planets and ghosts?
I feel guided by a deeper knowing. Is this Presence?
How can I nurture a connection to a deeper self?
Can one consciously choose to eat meat?
What is our relationship with God?
What is your perspective on near-death experiences?
How I can manifest healing after a divorce?
Can we trust our feelings and intuition?
Do you have any tips for social and environmental injustice?
How can I practice presence with a hyperactive mind?
What city has high collective consciousness?
What is the correct French translation of “The Power of Now?”
How can we use the political environment to deepen our practice?
How can I tell clients to “let go” of distressing emotions?
Is a relationship possible with someone who is not awake?
Is treating mental illness with medication acceptable?
How can I stay in Presence when coaching others?
How can we break the addiction to negative thinking?
Should I address the past with my daughter?
Can you offer guidance on healing?
How would you recommend a group spend time together?
Name the moment you are most proud.
I am critical about how I look. What advice can you offer?
Where do we draw the line for vanity?
Is my understanding of the word “Presence” correct?
Does my desire to remain cancer free arise from ego?
Do you believe spiritual evolution is part of a divine plan?
Should I tell my daughter how to be a better parent?
Can you explain, “I want to know the mind of God”
Is it possible to be present and work quickly?
Does Presence require us to be serious?
Can religious beliefs just fall away?
Can you please help me find happiness?
What is meant by “going within”?
Does the ego have a positive role to play?
What will I get out of enlightenment?
How do I manage my loneliness?
Can you talk about the “silent transmission?”
How do I share your teachings with my children?
How can I move past the experience of sexual abuse?
What if society achieves consciousness?
How can I separate the pain-body from the story?
Can one always say ‘there is no problem’?
My mind is constantly fantasizing. What can you recommend?
How can one best manage chronic physiological pain?
Can one move toward consciousness suffering?
How do I break free of addiction to negative thoughts?
What is the purpose of ego?
How do I stay present with the loss of a loved one?
Does the rapid expansion of consciousness come from ego?
Who influenced your views of life and consciousness?
How do we speak to children about frightening world events?
Is there a limit to what stillness can do for healing?
Do antidepressants interfere with the ability to be present?
Is there a way to be social without engaging in gossip?
How can we distinguish ego excitement?
What can professionals do to not have energy sapped by clients?
What is the best service a healing professional can provide?
Is pain necessary for growth?
Is it possible to have a conscious conversation?
Can one be permanently awakened?
What insights do you have for dealing with bipolar disorder?
Is Christianity an ego-based belief system?
Can you comment on counseling practices?
Is it possible to cultivate virtues?
I’m confused about inner resistance
How do I help physicians who are suffering “burnout”?
Do you have suggestions to help cerebral people stop thinking?
How can I best communicate love and loving kindness to others?
Should I just accept my non-acceptance?
How do I offer full attention without staring?
What can be learned from our animals?
Can you help me with my fear of failure?