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eChapter 2.12 – Unfinished Thread and Loose Ends

eChapter 2.12 – Unfinished Thread and Loose Ends

The purpose of this chapter has been to summarise a method, Voice Dialogue, for the development of the Aware Ego Process. There is hardly an area in life it does not illuminate. In the second part of the book I use the Aware Ego Process […]

eChapter 2.11 – Voice Dialogue and the Spiritual Path

eChapter 2.11 – Voice Dialogue and the Spiritual Path

The evolution of consciousness sometimes proceeds by spiritual experiences. ‘Spiritual’ refers to the formless, absolute, unchanging dimension of reality and when used in this sense it is opposite to form, the relative, changing part of reality. It is common to fall into a trap of […]

eChapter 2.10 – Some Traps For The Unwary

eChapter 2.10 – Some Traps For The Unwary

The Aware Ego Process is subtle and intriguing, conceptually and experimentally. It can be misunderstood. The Aware Ego Process is the unfolding of consciousness. It is not a self, a part, a voice or a sub-personality. It is the process of standing between opposites that […]

eChapter 2.9 – Judgement

eChapter 2.9 – Judgement

Even an introductory chapter on Voice Dialogue would be seriously incomplete without a section on judgement because, rather than a characteristic that must be suppressed or eradicated it is a royal road to consciousness. The simple truth is that our primary selves judge our disowned […]

eChapter 2.8 – Exit From Form: the Aware Ego Process

eChapter 2.8 – Exit From Form: the Aware Ego Process

The building blocks of Voice Dialogue, summarised in earlier sections, can be brought together into a powerful conceptual system. The diagram below shows the structure. The opposites are called Primary Self and Disowned Self. Examples are thinking and feeling, and doing and being but there […]

eChapter 2.7 – The Pivotal Role of Awareness

eChapter 2.7 – The Pivotal Role of Awareness

The development of an Aware Ego Process depends pivotally on awareness. Awareness is also called mindfulness, non-judgemental awareness, the witness or just paying attention. Awareness is the ability to observe without judgement or a call to action, to adopt a neutral perspective with respect to […]

eChapter 2.6 – Vulnerability

eChapter 2.6 – Vulnerability

Vulnerability is one of our most repressed and therefore least understood experiences. It is our intrinsic openness, sensitivity and connection. The experience of vulnerability at birth is very close to whatever is beyond our individual lives, maybe life itself. Even as we develop and age […]

EChapter 2.5 – Embracing Opposites

EChapter 2.5 – Embracing Opposites

In the next few sections I go into more detail about the components of Voice Dialogue: opposites, vulnerability, awareness and the Aware Ego Process itself. Many books are written on opposites. In the example of George pleasing and assertiveness are key opposites. There are many […]

EChapter 2.4 – Metaphors For The Aware Ego Process

EChapter 2.4 – Metaphors For The Aware Ego Process

A metaphor is worth a thousand words. Here are a few that suggest the nature of the Aware Ego Process. The American Indian Life Walk The American Indian Life Walk envisages the first half of our life as a walk along an expanding spiral, dropping […]