As our circumstances change, we need to tell our stories differently in order to bring out their timeless truth.*
That’s what humans do: we make and remake our stories, abandoning the ones that longer fit and trying on new ones for size.**
Our ego, or false self, is the
us to be less than we can be.
Each one of us struggles with false versions of our self,
Sunil Raheja’s^ four signs of egocentricity helping us to see
Playing the comparison game,
Needing to display our brilliance,
Needing to be liked and accepted.
These shape a story we find ourselves living within,
But the good news is that we can tells our stories differently.
It is possible to be the brilliant and unique person that
These remove the restrictions,
Setting us free.
*Karen Armstrong’s A Short History of Myth;
**Katherine May’s Wintering;
.^Sunil Raheja’s Dancing With Wisdom