How you have fallen on hard times. Everywhere you turn people, magazines, and books are extolling your short comings and proclaiming the necessity of deflating, if not outright eliminating you, in order for the human being you inhabit to realize her/his potential.
Well I think it’s time to give you the credit you deserve. You are not the enemy to be overthrown. You have been my most faithful friend. Everything you have done was done with the intention of reducing my suffering and increasing my happiness. The fact that you drew your perceptions and conclusions from all the available data coming through our senses, to guide your actions, isn’t so much a failing as it is a function of limited information. Relying on this data has led you to believe that you have all the facts you need to make informed decisions. Unfortunately dear friend you have been misled. Without even realizing it you've been selecting specific data that fits with your view of me, others, and the world around us but you're not seeing the whole picture.
Let’s be candid. The information you have direct access to through our five senses is not the whole picture so you cannot possibly fulfill your intention to reduce my suffering and increase my happiness so long as you are limited by the finite information you can gather on your own. It is time dear friend to tell you, in the most appreciative, respectful, and loving terms, that you are suffering from a case of mistaken identity. It was never intended that your job was to direct this life we came out of the universe to live. Your actual role is to be the conscious vehicle for our true, unconditionally loving nature, seeking to experience and express itself in form. The true nature of our identity is that we are spiritual beings having a human experience. Your proper role is to be the conscious servant of our unconditionally loving spiritual nature.
You have many powerful skills, and a conscious relationship with our unconditionally loving nature is impossible without your cooperation, yet it is time for you to acknowledge your limitations. Your actions have been limited, up till now, by the sum of all information, assumptions, and conclusions you have accumulated through your sense perceptions. Cosmic/Universal mind has no such limitations. By humbly submitting your finite consciousness to a cooperative relationship with Cosmic/Universal mind we will suddenly have access to a level of consciousness infinitely greater than your sense-based subjective awareness.
By choosing to put your consciousness into the intentional service of Cosmic/Universal mind we will place our self in the optimum condition for unexpected intuitions, creative insights, and genuine connection with that Universal, unconditionally loving Consciousness that is not the universe but that thereby the universe exists. Dearest ego, there is no greater power that we know of to which we can align ourselves in the hope of fulfilling the purpose for which Cosmic mind chose to bring us into existence.
Surrendering to this Cosmic Consciousness, or to put it another way, to the God of our understanding, isn’t about giving up our consciousness rather it is about ending our resistance to putting our consciousness in the intentional services of Unconditional Love which is the source of power and life in the phenomenal universe.
We are truly blessed because it is within our free will to choose to enter into a partnership with the unconditionally loving power behind the universe. To the extent we willing do so, everything within and throughout our life will begin to change in the most wondrous and unexpected ways. Resources we were previously blind to will suddenly begin to manifest and this change will bring about the very qualities of authentic connection and genuine happiness you have been working so hard to generate in our life.
Dear ego, you have always done everything in your power to reduce my suffering and increase my happiness and now you know that the way to achieve this goal is to step out of the Director’s chair and put your amazing gifts into the conscious service of our unconditionally loving spiritual nature. We have been given the gift of free will from this Cosmic source so we are free to reject this relationship if we want to but you now know that if your true goal is to experience and express as much loving kindness and unconditional love as we are capable of then the path forward is obvious.
By aligning our consciousness with our spiritual nature, and leveraging its resources to bring more unconditional love into the world, the quality of our life, and the lives of everyone we touch will immeasurably improve. You are critically important to the realization of this amazing potential and you will be with me every step of the way. Your choice to submit your finite power to this infinite universal consciousness will not diminish you but quite the opposite. You will experience an expansion of perception and opportunity that you cannot presently imagine.
You were never the enemy dear ego. You did the best you could with the limited information you had and if you could have done better you would have. Now that you have this new information I am grateful that you have chosen to support the realization of our greatest positive potential by daily surrendering your leadership to the unconditionally loving source from which we arise. Thank you for all you have done to help create the best life possible under your limited circumstances. Now let’s surrender, expand, and witness together, the wonders unfolding within and without.
With Love, your dearest friend…Me.