Human beings are 99.9% the same, and that .01% is what differentiates us. This .01% can be seen as our gift, our specific divine ray. This ray is what we are here to live through, develop, shine forth.
The point of this work on the path is to go into the dark, hidden, fear-filled heart. We are to go towards rather than away from all that we have kept ourselves blind to in order to avoid discomfort.
Most of us have an underlying feeling of betrayal. Perhaps you use a different word. This I only just discovered, buried under hurt and anger and frustration. There has been a situation stirring for a year now, nagging at me day and night. It has to do with someone with whom I have little contact, …
Many of us are suffering what feels like a great injustice in our world. We fight and cry out and complain. We ask over and over, to anyone who will listen. “How could this have happened?!” It doesn’t make any sense. And, yet “it” did indeed happen. The question is, as always, what is my …
The human conditions of greed, hate, violence, racism, bigotry, sexism and egotism are in each and every one of us. Our external world is a perfect out-picturing of our internal beliefs, conscious or unconscious. If we, honestly, want peace and harmony, acceptance and tolerance, equality and equanimity, we must begin with ourselves.
It is, indeed, a sin to not value yourself. You cannot value yourself while making yourself wrong with every wave of emotion. This is antithetical. To honor yourself means to allow what is in you at the present moment. Do not reject anything that comes.
Love My Enemies – These wise words have been written and spoken, preached and beseeched for centuries. And yet, here we are – the schism only wider. We continue to hurt only because we have been hurt and refuse to feel the pain of this.