Since it's always NOW - what does that feel like?
It feels like breathing, butt in chair, various perceptions, the breeze from the A/C on the arm.
But those feelings change. What does NOW feel like? NOW is the persisting state required for any of these experiences - so what does NOW feel like?
Does it have a feeling itself?
We might say it's the combination of perceptions and sensations presently known. So NOW is what IS, right now, in terms of experience.
But NOW is more than that. It's the fact or reality while the content changes. NOW is an ineffable fact which even contains thoughts of yesterday and tomorrow. NOW contains anything that is NOT-NOW.
NOW is the fact - the content changes constantly - NOW is invariable. NOW is like an opening or container for the content. NOW is an invariable stateless state which contains all states. NOW is always the absolute context no matter the content. NOW is not a thing yet all things are dependent on it for their existence. Nothing exists outside of NOW.
What is this NOW?
None of the experiences, the sensations or perceptions, can be removed from NOW, can be outside of NOW, can be separate of NOW. NOW and the content of NOW are inseparable. Yet NOW is also not dependent on the content - as the content changes, NOW remains. As thoughts come and go, chattering about yesterday or tomorrow, they come and go NOW.
So what the Hell is this NOW?
It is YOU. You are NOW. You are the invariable fact which always IS while the passing content merely appears. You are the stateless state or context within which the content arises. You are the opening or capacity which unconditionally allows all content to be as it is, even while the mind objects, resists, and presents conditions.
NOW is the peace being sought after, however it's never sought NOW. We think it will come tomorrow or next year, once our spiritual search has been completed. But that Peace isn't found anywhere outside of NOW.
It IS NOW. It is YOU.