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sherrie-theriault's picture
Nov.23.2012
  November 23   PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL     In truth, pride goes wherever it wants, it’s pride.  Pride wanders alone, for no one enjoys its company.  Pride travels far but gets nowhere.  Pride rises above reality and seeps beneath the surface.  When pride...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.21.2012
When you feel gratitude, know that you are most completely free of ego. If the anachronism for ego is “Edging God Out,” you might also think of it as “Edging GRATITUDE Out.” When gratitude fills your heart, therefore, you are filled with God. No need to wait till Thanksgiving to begin giving...
ron-lavalette's picture
Nov.21.2012
(Crankin up my Holiday Grinchiness)   I hear it all the time. It used to happen only rarely and only just on news programs, but now it seems to be an accepted manner of self-expression, and I hear it everywhere I go: someone’s speaking and suddenly s/he launches into the dreaded Self...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.02.2012
It is one thing to do good. Quite another thing, however, when the crafty ego within you seizes the good you do as a way to be revered. Mark Nepo How does he know me so well? This has been a significant challenge for me throughout my adult life. I have wanted so much to be liked...to be accepted......
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Sep.22.2012
R. Lehman,"We don't let go into trust until we've exhausted our egos." In other words, living by faith is letting go and trusting the Unseen. People talk about "having faith," as if it were something you could possess and in varying degrees. How many times, for example, have you heard people say, "...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Sep.21.2012
  September 21   SELF-SEEKING IS A DEBIT       Trying to get credit for everything I do has run me into debt in my anonymity account, which draws directly from my humility bank.  I cannot expend my resources seeking acknowledgement and expect to retain much dignity or...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Sep.08.2012
Saint Paul put it, "I am crucified with Christ" (Gal. 2:20). So, what do statements like this really mean? They all refer to the same thing which is...death to self or, as I and others refer to it, death to the ego. When Jesus said, "Deny yourself," he, too, was referring to the ego, the self you...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.29.2012
  June 29   HEAT EXCHANGE       I stand in the shower and let the water run.  The water carries away my temperature in exchange for its own.  I leave the enclosure restored.  Mentally, a meeting does this for me.  I change hot topics for more moderate...
pavel-somov's picture
Jun.13.2012
Ego is not an anatomical structure.  It’s not something that you will see on an X-ray.  Ego is an informational structure.  That’s what the term ego actually means: it is a Latinized translation of “das Ich,” which is German for “the I.”  “The I” is “the information” that you...
andrew-q-lam's picture
May.12.2012
East and West far apart when it comes to egosCreated: 2012-5-9Author:Andrew Lam IN the age of Twitter, Skype, YouTube and Google, the space between East and West seems to compress and shrink.  But in the area of self-perception, there remains a psyche gap that can often be as wide as the...