Awakenings

There are as many paths to awakening as there are humans who follow them. This blog is about the path I have taken. iphone 6 starbucks case flamingo iphone 7 case Your Path will no doubt differ slightly, or terrifically, and it will be defined by its singularity. iphone 6 case wolf for girls white case iphone 6 No matter the differences or contradictions, we are of the same essence. iphone 7 case glass screen protector The differences that appear to distinguish us are only a reflection of the roles we have chosen to play in Maya’s Magical Theatre that we call life. So I simply offer you my experience as a guide-not a new set of rules-to the choices that may still await you. Your life is your play. iphone 6 superhero case It is your personal production, therefore, only you can decide in the deepest place of truth what is needed and what is not. orka kiely iphone 6 case iphone 7 phone case greys anatomy To begin your discovery, you must honestly determine if you have cast yourself in a lesser role than the one you came to play. More than likely you have answered yes. iphone 6 case red glitter This is not the time for despair, the truth is liberating! Knowing you are the power behind your choices, also means you have the ability to change it all any time you choose. For a long time I was disconnected from my choices and I assumed that everyone—at least those that mattered—thought and felt as I did. henna phone case iphone 6 leather iphone 7 case card holder iphone 6 lightning case I had no idea what projection meant, but if I had, I’d have been sure it had nothing to do with me. penguin phone case iphone 6 silicone I was certain that reality was concrete and indisputable, unrelated to my personal point of view. iphone 7 case black I was proud to be a perfectionist, happy to maintain control over all situations, and delighted to rescue friends while ignoring or unaware of the part they played in creating their own dramatic predicaments. iphone 6 case sunset As it has turned out, my idea of truth was a limited, sugarcoated version of my opinion, unconsciously contrived to keep me safe while supporting my favorite self-image. Politically, I was interested in human rights; socially, I railed against the injustices of my girlfriends’ romantic relationships. lord of the rings iphone 6 case Personally, I saw bad luck and bad karma at the core of my discontent. Frankly, I was reactionary and entertaining perceptions tainted by my past experiences. I was proud to be a victim of life, for it implied that I lived in an unfair world and was not a bad person. anker iphone 8 plus case I didn’t know I was living my life on autopilot. floral iphone 7 plus case esr case iphone x I was proud of what I called my discernment and mortified when I encountered the pain and fear that fed its existence. iphone x glitter case I distinctly remember the first time I realized that my so-called powers of discernment were a cover up for the way I denied my judgment. iphone 8 dustproof case iphone 8 bottle opener case I was walking through the local grocery store when I suddenly caught the voices in my head red-handed! They were busily engaged in their usual commentary concerning the dress code of my fellow shoppers, the size and look of their bodies and how their children were behaving. iphone 7 phone cases buddha I was mortified when I saw the extent of the chatter in my mind. I finally gave up when a particularly unclean woman with rollers in her hair stepped up to a nearby line. I had to drop my gaze to the floor to get a grip on my toxic reactions. armoured iphone 7 case For a long time after that, whenever I went to the grocery store I would have to look at my feet just to keep from judging. iphone 6 plus double sided case fur iphone 7 case Strange as it may seem, that grocery store was where I drew my first line in the sand. I spent many years with ever-increasing awareness trying to change my habits, grumbling about my judgments, judging my judgments and condemning myself for making what I judged at the time to be very slow progress. The one day, in fact years later, the most peculiar thing happened; I realized I had, for all intents and purposes stopped my judgments. grey phone case iphone 7 iphone 7 plus phone cases designer iphone 7 phone cases ulak My realization was not preceded by the sound of one single trumpet. snoopy phone case iphone 8 iphone 8 cases panda carbon iphone 6 case There was nary an angel and no burning bushes. I was steady on my feet, not levitating, not in a state of bliss. I was mystified. iphone 7 case dustproof The voices that had dominated my mind throughout most of my life had somehow slipped away so quietly I had missed their exit. iphone x battery case More than this, they were replaced with a growing awareness that things simply are.

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