Fear involves the real or imagined loss of something we are attached to. The fear is real. Everyone is different, but we all have fears. Some people’s fears are abnormal, but they are very real for them. What our fears have in common is that the event in question always exists in the future. One additional factor is that you have little control over the outcome.
Drug addicts, criminals, domestic abusers, school shooters, pedophiles, neo-Nazis, gang members – we treat these behaviors differently without realizing that they are all manifestations – symptoms – of deeply seated pain. Pain that originates from the same source. Realizing that might shift our treatment of these people dramatically.
Do you know anyone who doesn’t have troubles? Think about it. Anyone? We accept problems as a part of life, but doesn’t it seem a little odd that everyone has them, that no one gets off scot-free? And when you find anything that affects everyone, you need to start looking beyond the surface for a deeper explanation.
By Ross Bishop ’Perhaps the biggest mistake I made in the past was that I believed love was about finding the right person. In reality, love is about becoming the right person. Don’t look for the person you want to spend your life with. Become the person you want to spend your life with.’ – Neil Strauss ‘and the restRead more
Moving to the God Space means relinquishing the ego. And that means giving up a good deal of what we believe to be true, especially about ourselves. Surrendering to the God Space threatens the foundations we have built our lives on, even though these foundations are patently false.