You don't need this. You don't need
If you've heard (or think you've heard)
is something which fills a need or (worse) is something
you need, you'll never get it. It works to
a certain way to get
and if you
as something you need, that's exactly what plain doesn'twork.
In point of fact, you needtransformation
like a fish needs a bicycle (as Patricia Irene "Irina" Dunn may have
said). Honest! No fooling.
You're OK the way you are. This isn't therapy. This won't make
you better. This won't make you alright. This is for
people who are already alright. If you think there's
something about you which
for you here. I mean that quite literally: there's
for you here.
I suspect if you could ask
what she wants you to do, she'd say something like "What I want you to
do is what you're doing - I don't want you to do anything else.". If
that indeed were the
(and of course it's just my hypothetical - which means it may
not be the
Godor it may be), we'd have a hard time with it because of our
we ought to be doing something else other than what we're doing.
Here's an entirely new scenario - not being
better: rather, being the way we are; not
anything: rather, being the way we are; not doing anything
differently: rather, being the way we are. And here, "being
the way we are" implies being the way we naturally really
are, not being the way that needs getting better, nor being the way
that needs being
nor even being the way that needs to be different.
In our obsession with getting better,
and being different,
the last place we look
who we are as we are,
added, and with
taken away. Since we already are
who we are,
we don't need to do anything to be
who we are
(getting that, tosses a lot of effort and struggle out the door,
isn't something you need - you don't need this. It's tough
to get that. Life and everything in it grinds into us from an early age
we need to (aspire to) get better, and we need to get better
differently, and we need to get better differently more.
simply by discarding those tired, worn out old beliefs is a hard
sell. It's tough. Yet obviously if it weren't tough, the world