Even if we start out with all good intentions, self improvement leads to the expectation that others should be improving themselves also.
We do NOT suck in air to breathe. Our tightened diaphragm makes space within us, and life-giving air flows in because of air pressure…at earth’s surface… Awareness works like that too…
If we “stop” at the stage of excising toxic people from our lives, won’t we again be a hardened mixture that’s “stuck”?
Despite how desperately you wish to embody some ideal, you can’t. Logically, ideals cannot be fully embodied by ANYbody.
We are not mere thinking machines; we are feelers as well.
Fearing loneliness isn’t “bad”; it’s our perfect nature.
awareness of being a child of God tends to stabilize the ego