Living a life of grace is the culmination of hard work. It is the hard work of learning not to work at all. Usually we work so hard we swirl in a vortex leading to nowhere. Freeing ourself from this endless work is the culmination of letting go, letting go of all our preconceived ideas. It is like peeling an onion. First one layer of preconceived ideas is recognized, and with persistence let go. Then another layer of preconceived ideas is recognized, and with further persistence let go. Then another, and another, and another. This process frees us from the burden of prejudice, and all the myriad assumptions that we automatically take for granted. This most valuable process leads to freedom. Freedom is bathing in grace.
To be aware is to be alive. To learn how to manage negative attitudes, emotions, and thoughts is living in grace. To recognize appearances are not real is living beyond grace. Our mind is so […]
Be still. Fully relax. Observe quietly in the stillness the thinking mind. Just look, nothing else. No analysis. Without pushing or being artificial, recognize the wisps in the shadows. Wisps of a controller, controlling the […]
Happy Indian Independence Day! Today Indian people are celebrating freedom from several centuries of British colonization and rule. This is a perfect day to explore inner freedom breaking free from the colonization and rule by […]