Ego Dissolving and Death

Realizing spiritual freedom is a subtractive game. We subtract attachments to realize the freedom that we already are.Too often, people get stuck in an additive game. They add beliefs, practices, clothing, soulmates, gurus/teachers, and more to make them “feel” spiritual. But this does not work. This is how a spiritual ego gets created. It covers up ego attachments and enables a whole variety of desires and fears. This continues a person’s suffering.Dissolving the ego is like wanting to find more space in your home. If you want to do that, you don’t buy new… [Read Entire Story]

5 Ego Defenses and Traps You Need to Know

The truth is so simple, yet we find so many issues with it. Why? Because our ego-self knows its days are limited, and the spiritual path is going to take us into a whole new world of the unknown. Of course, the world has always been unknown. It is constantly unfolding before us in surprising ways, but for the most part, we try to avoid this truth. We try to find safety through routine and making things as regular to us as possible. That familiarity is known, and what is familiar is often considered to be safe–even if it actually isn't (such as the woman staying with an abusive husband or vice versus).Along the way, we have a whole… [Read Entire Story]