The Joy of No Purpose

The Joy of No Purpose

I used to feel dreadful if I felt what I was doing had no real purpose. I would avoid meaningless tasks and activities, choosing instead to fill my mind with theories of philosophy or art or politics. I wanted to be intellectually stimulated and to feel that what I...
Returning to Your True Self

Returning to Your True Self

This week I decided to re-name my website, changing the name from Nothing Saying This to Heart of Presence. Seven years ago, I began writing about awakening experiences on this blog and titled it ‘Nothing Saying This’. To me at the time, nothing was not...
The Eternal Discovery

The Eternal Discovery

Extract from Fragments of Being – by Mike Jenkins Purchase Fragments of Being  This is the eternal discovery. Discovering that being is being all that arises is this living realisation. It’ so easy to settle and get comfortable with understanding or clarity, to...
The End of Longing

The End of Longing

For most of my adult life, I lived with the constant sensation that somehow, something very important was missing. I lived with an almost permanent niggling feeling of lack. This sensation took various forms and led me to look for various fixes… from smoking,...
A Whole Lot of Nothing

A Whole Lot of Nothing

I know nothing.. nothing knows me… and nothing as it turns out, is a lot. Nothing is emptiness, is silence, is space. There’s a lot of that about, within and without. Silence and space are the the only true teachers. When you need clarity, space helps....