The intention to win power and exert influence over others betrays the one who seeks it, as such power achieved always secretly depends upon that which it has power over in order to experience itself as being powerful. Thus being dependent upon those over whom he now rules (in order to remain their ruler), requires that he continually compromise his own ideals in order to please and otherwise keep the ruled content, lest they rebel. So, instead of realizing the power and influence he set out to achieve, instead he becomes a slave of his own fear that he may lose what he could have never possessed and that, in fact, possessed him the moment he set out to win that power.
The spiritual work of letting go and of growing into our native holiness is unlike any other kind of effort one will ever have to make. It starts with embracing — and then daring to act upon — the understanding that nothing can be added to our True Self. Just think for a moment what such knowledge could mean to us if we were to take the trouble to make it our own.
Realize the Power to Change Since the nature of real life is genesis itself—the ceaseless rebirth of “what has been” giving way to “what is and will be”—this alone tells you that you have the power to change.
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Let Go and Awaken to a Whole New You In order to nurture our own awakening, we must first see the need to let go of those parts of us that we sense no longer serve us. This new kind of self-awareness is the interior “seed state” needed to outgrow and transcend our former level of self. But these seeds of higher self-knowledge must,
Cultivate and Nourish Your Spiritual Potential One of the gifts of being human is that our individual potential far exceeds the boundaries of our (animal) body, which, like all natural creations, must serve the general laws it’s been created to obey. We have the possibility of consciously knowing the existence of another order of body that is
Choose to Be New Just as winter yields to the onset of spring, as surely does the moon submit to the sun, so too are we created to give ourselves to that Greater Life that alone can make us evergreen and fill us with life-giving Light. . .