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How to See All Possibilities

Today I remembered this phrase, as I was journaling: “The you is sad” It was a way of speaking that my first son started to use. At the time we thought it was funny, because he refered to himself as “the You”. I think he thought he was the You, because we were always saying things like “Do you want this?”, “Where are you going?”, and so on… But today as I was thinking that “I’m not my mind, I’m not my ego”. And that the thoughts are false, the feelings are false and come from the ego… I thought how right that phrase actually was. Because we are taught to believe that we are the I. We are the ego, feeling the feelings, thinking the thoughts, taking the actions. But the ego is a construct, the ego is there to “save us”, to help us survive. The ego’s job…