What are thoughts? How does my mind work? In the state of the sleeping—deceived mind—there are two kinds of thoughts: real and unreal. In the core of your mind, you have real thoughts. They are abstract. They are extensions of Source. They are your bright essence. They spring from Love. You are a thought in the mind of God and your real thoughts extend this. Surrounding those thoughts is a bunch of monkey-mind thoughts. These are ego-based thoughts. They are not real! They have no source. They are thoughts about the past or the future and . . .