Before reaching for the quick and easy way to fulfill our duties, let us slow life down by producing what is needed through the skill of our hands, so that the fruits of our labor may be imbued with wholesomeness, and our life may be blessed with the deep satisfaction of self-reliance.
Masters are often treated rudely by others. Those who live an ego-driven life, compete for dominance and superiority. The absence of ego in masters, signals them that an opportunity exists to exert those qualities unopposed through arrogance.
Guilt seems futile when we realize that all experience of the Many within the Unfathomable Being of the One, is innocent. At times, we may regret experiences, because we are unable to see their value in the greater scheme of life, due to our limited perspective.
Leadership is not the quality of enforcing one’s personal point of view onto others, but a descriptive term aptly earned by those few who do not strive to be right, nor to persuade, but rather to inspire the authentic expression of individual greatness.
The reason we avoid looking at the fact that our outer reality is as much a unique part of ourselves as our inner reality is because we do not want to take responsibility for the undesirable things we encounter around us. The distortion we see is the scar tissue of the unexpressed parts of ourself.