There’s a degree of freedom from not concerning yourself in how others see you….Most don’t see the real you anyway, they perceive through the eyes of a conditioned ego-driven hive mind, until perhaps by grace awakening occurs. So why worry?….Instead, just be your awakened self, be the seed for change and perhaps become the “finger snap” that someone needs (when they’re ready) to come out of the hypnotic state.
Karma is a complex dynamic involving the molding of past, present and future. We should never reduce it to a simplistic concept of reward and punishment…Karma is the law of action, of change. We can create, and are creating, ourselves at every moment. Our power is in the present. We are not trapped by a difficult past life any more than a difficult childhood…Fate is simply the result of our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs, and as we change them, our fate also changes.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
You are what you are and you
are where you are because of
what has gone into your mind.
You change what you are and
you change where you are by
changing what goes into your
Depending on anyone to make you happy, make you feel good or lift your spirit is a sure way to place yourself in isolation. When your joy is dependent on people and conditions, it is restricted.
People tend to consider being vulnerable a bad thing. It’s not. Vulnerability reminds us that we’re human. It keeps us open to giving and receiving love. Without at least a little, we can become someone living in a prison of our own making, where the walls are so thick that no one can get in or out.