Thursday, March 22, 2018
Are you sure you have worth and dignity?
If a person is asked, "What makes you tick?" most people immediately become defensive and begin to stammer. The ego is being attacked. The person questioned is confused, anxious, and maybe even embarrassed that they are having difficulty answering the question.
If you don't know what makes you tick, how can you say with any confidence that you have worth and dignity?
There comes a point on the path of the spirit, what we have been calling "milestones," where the traveler becomes defenselessness. Having come to the truth of who one is, an unconditionally loved creation of God, one realizes that there is nothing to defend, defenses are not only not needed but irrelevant.
Defenses are given up as the person is imbued with peace, security, comfort, and joy. Having become one with God how could defenses have any meaning?
It is written in Matthew 27:11-14
"Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?”