“I was flabbergasted by how unreal human life is, how I could possibly have ever thought that I was a human being!” Nanci Danison exclaimed as she described her near-death experience (NDE). (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DN-S0D3N2WM, at 8:44)
She realized that she just needed to think of something and there it was. Think of a tunnel. All of a sudden, there was a tunnel. Think of a meadow. Suddenly, there was a meadow. And all of it seemed real. It was totally clear to her that she had manifested her environment by thinking about it first. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgrEl7flT20, 3:30-7:15)
Eben Alexander describes in his NDE book Proof of Heaven that the term ‘looking at something’ doesn’t really describe it since this would imply separation. But he wasn’t separate from what he saw.
On Earth, this is true as well, but it is veiled and we are easily fooled into thinking that we are just a body, separate from its surroundings, and that our thoughts are mere emergent phenomena of our brain.
The spiritual journey leads to these two insights:
- We are consciousness and have created all we draw into our experience.
- We are not separate from what we see.
Can you imagine what a huge, worldview shattering shift in identity this is? To go from feeling located in our head between our ears to knowing that we are the consciousness that contains our body as well as the computer screen over there?
Life is constantly pointing this out to me. Little synchronicities seem to say,
“Look, you have manifested this. Beware, you are not separate from what you see.”