Now that we are working at letting go of our deflated ego, let’s go further and let go of our attachment to our ego altogether. In our everyday life we experience emotions and attitudes that strengthen the ego. We sometimes experience a good reputation, but at other times a bad reputation. Sometimes we are praised, yet other times blamed. Sometimes we accumulate, yet at other times lose. And sometimes we experience pleasure, while at other times experience pain. All of these emotions and attitudes strengthen our ego either supporting or undermining. Since it is the ego that gets us into trouble, reducing and eventually eliminating attachment to it, is our goal. For non-attachment to ego and selfishness is unconditional love and wisdom.
Learning about changing our attitudes, reactions, and behavior is just the first step. We must “walk the talk.” We must put into action what we’ve learned. Without doing that, it is like a chocolate cake […]
When young we have a vivid sense of basic values like trust and warm-heartedness, which we tend to neglect in today’s competitive world as we grow up, yet from birth we all have a need […]