WHAT IS THE EGO?

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WHAT IS THE EGO?

From: A Course in Miracles Workbook [Part II, 12 What is the Ego?]


The ego is idolatry; the sign of limited and separated self, born in a body, doomed to suffer and to end its life in death. It is the “will” that sees the Will of God as enemy, and takes a form in which it is denied. The ego is the “proof” that strength is weak and love is fearful, life is really death, and what opposes God alone is true. Continue reading “WHAT IS THE EGO?”

A Quick Look at the Story of Ramana Maharshi

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Ramana Maharshi was born in 1879 as Venkataraman Iyer, in what is now Tiruchuli, Tamil Nadu, India.  After a near death experience and spiritual awakening in 1896, he had to sneak away from his family because they would not approve of him becoming a sannyasin – one whose life is marked by renunciation of material desires and who detaches from material life. He took a train to Tiruvannamalai and stayed in that area till the end of his life. Continue reading “A Quick Look at the Story of Ramana Maharshi”

Do You Really Matter?

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To think you are not what God says you are, or to think you are less than He says is not humility or modesty, but is actually a form of arrogance. It is you saying that you are right and God is  wrong.  Continue reading “Do You Really Matter?”