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July-September, 2019

Don’t Let Ego Drive False Narratives for You

by Rev. Peggy Rivera, O.M.C.

Be careful what you tell yourself and also what you believe about yourself. The ego likes to make you believe you are not worth anything. The ego wants you to loathe yourself and feel worthless. In Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book, Your Sacred Self, he describes “Some Typical Peace Avoidance Behaviors.” He says that, “When you have an absence of peace at any time in your life, know that your ego, the false idea of yourself, is responsible.”

Here are some peace avoiding behaviors:

1. Confronting and arguing — When you choose this option you are pushing your higher self into the background.

2. Competing and comparing — When you compare yourself to others, you have bought into the idea that God plays favorites, and you have to go out and prove that you are better than anyone else.

3. Chasing and striving — is part of that dance of proving that you are better than your brother. This is a sure way to guarantee chaos and pain.

4. Saying notice me — when you engage in these thoughts you will spend a lot of your life energy getting noticed, you will lie, cheat and spend much time trying to get approval.

5. Giving yourself deadlines and pressure — this allows your ego to tyrannize your Higher Self, filling your thoughts with outside pressure to prove your worth.

6. Accumulating and acquiring — The more you have the more special you are. Storing many things may make you feel a sense of pride and accomplishment.

7. Chattering to yourself — living in your thoughts makes you focus on the world around you and can rob you of peace. The ego loves for you to concentrate on the white noise of living in the world.

8. Rejoicing in the troubles of others — this is the ego hard at work proving you are separate from others.

9. Worrying — the ego loves for you to worry and feel discontent. It wants you to forget the God within and forget who you really are.

When we let the ego drive our narrative, we forget who we are to the degree that we live on the earth in a fear-based existence, with no purpose other than to chase ideas of superiority, comparing ourselves with others, and creating more pain for ourselves and others. When we see past the false lies of the ego, we see there is enough Love to go around. We don’t have to prove we are acceptable. There is no need to outshine anyone; Our only need is to support each other. And to help others see the truth of who they are as well as accepting our True Nature.

Healing our minds is another step in healing the entire Sonship. We can create heaven on earth through Love and compassion. We can see the beauty in ourselves through the beauty in our brothers. Watching others grow in patience, kindness and truth is rewarding in that we are all One and as each of us awakens we see how expansive and Lovely we all are. We give thanks to our Creator and feel perfect peace in His Love. We all get to know our eternal selves and realize there is nothing to fear, ever.

We will all be together for all eternity. The mistakes that we make while we are here have already been forgiven. God Loves everyone of his Creations.

God gives us a way to find peace while we are here on the earth. We can go within and meditate and pray. Stop letting the ego run away with our thoughts. Make a point of praying and meditating every day. Seek peace in everyday moments like noticing the beauty of the earth around you. Everything and everyone is imbued with Gods Love and Light. We only need to search for it. Look for it even where you think it doesn’t exist, because it exists everywhere. If it seems hidden, it is only waiting to be found.

It isn’t easy, no doubt. That is why we have the Holy Spirit to help us along the way. We can always ask for assistance. I can tell you there are days when I feel totally abandoned, and then I remember the story of “Footprints in the Sand.” And I remember it is I who turned away from Him. And I also remember that He is always welcoming us back to the remembrance of Eternity and who we all are.

I am in such gratitude for His Love and guidance. So today I am grateful for His forgiveness and I am also grateful for the words in this book, written by Dr. Dyer. This is God expressing through a man who loves his Father and all of his fellow souls. This is how God shows himself to us, through the expressions of others. That is a perfect example of how we can help heal each other. I so needed these words from Dr. Dyer today, I needed to remember that I am no more and no less than anyone else. We are all expressions of God’s Love.

Rev. Peggy Rivera, O.M.C., is a Pathways of Light minister living in Palm Bay,FL 305-322-6610 Email:7seas@bellsouth.net Web: http://www.revpriveralifeministries.com

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