- "Don't wish it were easier: wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom" said Jim Rohn
- I want to be loved just the way I am... say most people.
- You are already perfect...
- The marriage of these three differing points of view is the state of humanity right now: rampant pretense... and utter misery.
The pretense prevents most everyone from becoming better. From building skills. From attaining wisdom.
The pretense is like a 2 feet by 4 feet jail cell... tight, restrictive, unpleasant. Continue reading "Pretense… authenticity… the zig-zag path to become yourself"
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I have students at all different stages of their personal paths.
I, as a coach, can do only so much. I answer their posts, and then I write my articles. And the rest happens where I am not. Inside them, in their interaction with people, in their interaction with stuff.
This is the hardest part.
My soul correction is Forget Thyself... meaning I want to be personally causing stuff... I did it, Me, Mine. Talking over people, having no patience for people doing things the "wrong way".
I have been gaining ground in my soul correction, but it is still wicked difficult. Especially when someone has a good result that has nothing to do with me... lol.
So my first reaction to a student breakthrough is feeling let down... I didn't do it... lol.
This is what happened this morning.
A student of mine had a glimpse, a momentary clarity of who and how he really is... His real self...
Here is what he wrote: Continue reading "Are you working on your pretend self? Trying to make it better? Read this article for clues…"