Another clue we are operating from and in our small self is when we are defensive.
Don’t check-in. Be in
Another clue that you are in the small self is “processing”. If you are spinning around verbally in order to figure something out, discussing forever the same thing with yourself and everyone you possibly can, you are in the small self. The small self is working through the problem, not you. If you really wanted to work through the problem …
The small self is so savvy. Handles the real world so well. Don’t you agree?
The goal of sadhana is not ending up with an all-powerful, all-knowing small self.
What is a big clue we are ‘in’ our small self? All our energy is in the mask.
We all fall, we all fail. Since this is a given, the question should be how do we return after the fall? If we do not know the way back we are blown here and there by our small self. Even worse is not knowing the difference between “who we are” when we are fallen and who we truly are. …
Why do we allow the small self to hijack credit for what the Self does?
Do you control the situation to be “out of control”?
Purified desire is good will. The more we retrace our way inward, the more we are in harmony with God’s Will.