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.
Burn up attachment to both good and bad action.
Non-attachment is not the lower self dissociating. Non-attachment is the true Self loving appropriately.
Self esteem is Chuckie’s opinion of himself.
Live your life, not your idea of your life.