In the process of our own self growth and personal development we are all at varying stages of awakening to our evolutionary enlightenment. Do you seem to be going through the motions in your life? Do you feel like you need and want much more out of life? Do you find yourself wondering – Is this all there is? Do you feel like you are truly awake, aware, and involved in each here-and-now moment of your life as it unfolds or do feel like your life is passing you by?
Authenticity is derived from the flowing consistent and congruent expression of one’s integrated and aware truth in conscious and evolved ways that are spiritually based and that are kind, genuine, giving, and loving. Authenticity is not about the gratification of the ego – the image of what is often referred to as a false self. Authenticity is cultivating and connecting to the universal force or God-spirit within and making a commitment to manifesting your purpose, promise, and passion.
Dr. Bernie Siegal is the author of the book, “Buddy’s Candle”. My great grandfather heard the rabbi say, “I wish I were God.” “Do you want to be God so you can change the bad into the good?” “No, I wouldn’t change anything. I want to be God so I can understand.” Remember our present problems are not new to mankind. Ninety percent of the natives of South America died when the explorers brought infectious diseases to their continent that they had no immunity to and forty per cent of Europeans died during plagues of the past.
There is place inside each one of us where one is who one is – fully. It is the sum total of the joy that can be found in being a defined and unique individual.
Expectations – how does one assess whether or not his or her expectations are valid? Do you find that the validity of your expectations is often measured by the degree to which someone else, or others, acknowledges or meets them?