The First Step To Find Your Own Self Is Distinguishing What Is The False Self, What Is The “Not You”.
Here is a spiritual practice I’d like you to start:
A character in Herman Hesse’s novel ‘Demian’ says the following: “I live in my dreams. Other people live in dreams, but not in their own.”
Whose dreams do YOU live in?
What is the source of the fantasies that dominate your imagination? Are they the authentic outpourings of your own
soulSelf? Or did they originate with your parents and teachers and lovers? Did they sneak into you from the movies and songs and books you love? Are they the skewed result of the emotional wounds you endured or the limitations you’ve gotten used to?
Now is an excellent time to take inventory.
Find out how close you are to living in your own dreams
So, what is this spiritual practice?
As I say in all my articles about the Self, and I say in everything about say about the Avatar State audio activators, it is most important to shed the fake self by distinguishing it.
But, of course, unless you have some relevant questions to ask, you don’t know which aspect of the person you think you are is fake and which aspects may be real.
For the most part, for a starting point, it is safe to declare that everything that’s going to show up is your fake self.
Darn, Sophie, aren’t you exaggerating? No, I am not.
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