A visual representation of the Living Inquiries can be helpful. After we have worked with this for awhile, it becomes familiar and simple. Our experience happens through thought (words and pictures) and feelings, energy or sensation in our body. The
We identify with our experiences, especially when we didn’t feel safe or were hurt. They are very compelling. Try adding “I have experienced” to the beginning of some phrases. If you are looking at a core belief of “I am
When we are practicing inquiry, one instruction is to notice there is no right or wrong way to have our experience. Even if a sensation or image is intense or painful, it’s not wrong. It is just something coming up to
We know a core deficiency story has been triggered when we have thoughts like “They are/were oblivious to what is going on around them” “Don’t they care?” “I don’t even think they see me” “They don’t even know I’m here”.