All Posts Tagged “Unless You Care Project”

Competing Passions

“…life is better when you possess a sustaining practice that holds your desire, demands your attention, and requires effort..” – Malamud Smith

Over the past three years, since committing to traveling a journey of intentional self growth, it’s been a constant process of sorting through what’s essential and what’s not.

By essential I mean, the things that I value and cherish most. They are the areas of my life that bring about my true self. It’s a process of saying ‘no’ to the things that don’t fall into these areas and saying ‘yes’ to the things that do.

But now that I’ve traveled a great distance and able to surface my priorities and passions at this stage of my life, I’ve approached yet another quest this journey is asking for.

Accept What Is

Flap your wings—which translates as “let go of the story”—and return to the only place of power: the present moment. – Eckhart Tolle

The voice in our head tends to control our every move. It’s called the ego. It’s this living breathing thing that looks to you to feed it. The ego is able to survive by living through your actions.

Because of this your life becomes that of the ego. Your version of reality is the ego, thus the introduction to your unhappiness.