Tuesday, 18 June 2013

The Ego is Sneaky: Five Ways to Know When It’s In Charge

'If you are reading this article, it’s probable that you have read dozens, if not hundreds of books and articles on spirituality. You may have studied numerous traditions, and sought the help of a master from any number of traditions. Or, maybe you’ve stuck with just one, diligently. The truth is that you have probably succumbed to the amazing maneuvers of your mystical ego, and fallen right into some of the spiritual pits you have been trying to avoid.
Sometimes no matter how hard we try, we get upset, judgmental, lazy, mean, or even angry. We forget so easily, that whatever we see ‘out there’ is just reflecting what’s ‘in here.’ Damn, it can be exasperating!'