How To Use Your Ego To Find Your Truth

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“The measure of a truly great man is the courtesy with which he treats everyone rich or poor, young or old. ”
…Deborah L. Hall

The other day I overheard my son tell someone he was talking to that he was an idiot. What an unthinking thing to say! I am astounded whenever I see someone who has been blessed in life look down their nose at people who have not been so fortunate.

When I witness one person putting down another, it’s a reminder to me of how easy it is for our egos to run the show.

Over centuries and as a society, we have become increasingly mind-possessed. Through complete identification of the mind, a false sense of self ~ the ego ~ came into existence.

Our egos are not who we are. It’s who we tell ourselves we are. It’s that voice in your head that pretends to be you. Our egos drive our sense of identity.

Are you fed up with what’s going on in the world around you? Do you  seem to have more anxiety than ever before? Would you like to just stop this Merry-Go-Round of a world from wobbling out of control?

You can you know. And it starts with understanding how your ego operates. Here’s the simple secret…

Ego is not only the unobserved mind, that nattering voice in your head, it’s also the unobserved emotions. Those emotions are your body’s reaction to what the voice in your head is saying. In other words, that voice in your head tells a story that your body believes and reacts to.

Those reactions? Emotions. A lot of the time those emotions are negative. Toxic. More importantly, those emotions are toxic to the body. And, guess what those emotions do? They interfere with the balance and harmony of your body.

We all need to let go of the story and return to the only place of true power. The PRESENT MOMENT. That’s right. Stay in the moment of where you are right now. Don’t look back to the past. Don’t look forward to the future. Believe that today is all you’ve got. Your true power is in the PRESENT MOMENT. 

And, it is then, if we allow ourselves to just “be” in the moment that our own “truth” emerges. For, deep down there, in that very quiet, very silent inner part of yourself, you instinctively know that we are all connected.  That your well-being is tied into everyone’s well-being.

And, once you realize this TRUTH, you will NEVER try to strengthen your identity at the expense of someone else.