What we say ‘I have to’ to is our path to awakeness. It is the ‘voice’ of the daemon, our inner guide, pressing us to grow and unfold into what we can and should become. Everybody has this voice in their being, the question is whether one is listening or not.
The four deep fears of the ego mean we fixate on objects to shore up solidity in our lives. But if objects don’t really make us happy then what does? The Buddha is offering us a present. To get the present we must come outside of the burning house of the ego and open the box. What we find inside is freedom.
Integrating our shadow may be the fastest way to unfold spiritually, and reduce our suffering. By its very nature, shadow work is not fun or pretty. It takes courage and fortitude. Once we decide to change, the shadow’s darkness moves towards greater and greater light. That is both beautiful and exciting.
Anxiety, worry and fear are a part of everyday life, particularly in our fast-paced society and the realities of modern globalization. And they don’t help things! So what do we do to loosen the grip that they have on us and those around us? Discover the Five Steps to Beat Feeling Beat by Fear, Anxiety and Worry.
The question is always with us, what happens when we get back to our busy, complex and challenging daily lives? Doug and Catherine Sensei share the importance of ongoing practice in the form of ‘awakening in action’ or karma yoga.