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Hiding From Yourself

It’s such a relief to accept yourself as you are because the only real misery is wanting you to be in some other way. When it’s realized you have been hiding from yourself, there is peace…

When you awaken, the great secrets of the Universe aren’t revealed, although in a way they are, what really happens when you awaken is you stop hiding. That’s the main attribute of waking up from the sleep of unconsciousness, it’s not knowing what life is all about, it’s more so not being concerned with what life is all about. The hiding, pushing away, pulling in, ceases and it’s realized what you have been hiding from is yourself. It’s such a relief to accept yourself as you are because the only real misery is wanting you to be in some other way. When this is seen the need to hide is no more and also the need to be right or for things to be different, especially yourself is no more. This doesn’t mean you don’t move forward to be the change that’s needed in the world, but it’s done so in a way that it doesn’t cause the very suffering that you are trying to change. When you stop hiding, you stop pushing or pulling, this occurs naturally. I hid for forty nine years and it nearly cost my physical existence; I didn’t have a mental existence because the Conditioned Mind was in control.

Basically this was my awakening, to see that I was always hiding from myself. It was revealed to me that I could stop hiding and I was going to be okay. This is a beautiful space to be in, it’s the space where the peace that passes all understanding arises. It’s not a magical place for a select few, it’s a place where the heart dwells, you just has to stop hiding from yourself to experience it. The possibilities when you stop hiding are endless, there are no blocks here so your creativity arises. No one knows what might arise, but I can tell you this, when you stop hiding from yourself the reaching for things stops and life is lived in the peaceful state of accepting yourself as you are with nothing else needed…