The only thing you can be sure of is 'I am'. Stay with it,
and reject everything else.
It is the real that creates the urge; the inner prompts the
outer and the outer responds in interest and effort.
Ultimately there is no inner, nor outer; the light of
consciousness is both the creator & the creature, the experiencer & the
In these matters there is no question of purpose, nor of
action. All you need is to listen, remember, ponder.
It is like taking food. All you can do is to bite off, chew
Listen, remember and understand.