Occasionally we fall into a funk. We get stuck in a rut and can’t seem to get ourselves out. Has this ever happened to you? It happened to me recently. I noticed some underlying fear, but not sure why or of what. When I noticed the fear and sluggishness, I checked inside and found lack of inertia, and beginning to doubt myself. Then a red flag went up. This is all illusion created by the grand master of illusion, my deluded ego! Ah ha! Got you! So, I cleaned up my room, took a shower, and let the ego go. I said, “bye bye” to the tricky ego, and felt so much better. It is amazing the power our ego can have over us, if we allow it even a slight crack in the door to enter. It is so important to remain vigilant, ready to counter any negative attitude or emotion that arises.
Having worked on just observing, and not reacting, prepares us for the next step. When we are out of balance with fear, anxiety, anger, jealousy, or excessive desire, we cling tight. We hold on for […]
The more we forgive the more we feel grateful. The more we feel grateful the more we forgive. These two — forgiveness and gratitude — are mutually supportive. They set the tone for the day […]