Heroes in a Dream 2020 LEE GUERETTE :HEROES IN A DREAM I like to be admired. Sometimes I’ll find a person who thinks well of me and says things like “Oh that must have been awful for you. How could you stand it?” My ego gobbles up the compliment and feels very smug. “Ah”, she says, “I am hard done by but courageous.” How sweet the satisfaction of triumph over those evildoers. While meditating, it was seen how the ego just loves complaining to gain recognition. There was a vision of a group of people marching up a dusty country road. At...
The root of compassion for others is compassion for yourself.
Most, if not all of us suffer from an inner voice that is harsh and critical. It sounds like an angry parent. When we make a mistake we might hear ‘Well, if you were paying attention, that would not have happened”.