by David Youngren | Sep 1, 2021 | Theme: The False Self
The third step to ending guilt is to:
Quickly return to love when guilt seeks entrance into your thoughts. Through daily loving-kindness meditation, your mind is renewed, guilt comes to an end, and new instincts of peace, grace, and love emerge naturally and effortlessly from within.
by David Youngren | Aug 31, 2021 | Theme: The False Self
Turning “lemon into lemonade” is the second lesson we learn about ending guilt. What I mean is: Make your mistakes into a story of redemption, not guilt. Failure is inevitable. We all make mistakes, and sometimes the mistakes are grave.
by David Youngren | Aug 30, 2021 | Theme: The False Self
How can we journey back to innocence where guilt has ended? For the next three days, I will share three valuable lessons about how to end the cycle of guilt.
by David Youngren | Aug 29, 2021 | Theme: The False Self
Guilt cannot coexist with unconditional love. In my situation, guilt pushed me further away from awareness of the eternal love-union that is the ultimate truth. I was spiritually a failure and for days and sometimes weeks, I would slip further and further into a spiral of self-hatred, manifesting as unhappiness and even depression.
by David Youngren | Aug 28, 2021 | Theme: The False Self
To give you a personal example about the ego, religion, and sin, I go back into my early 20s—a period in my life that seems almost absurd today. Yet it was my reality back then, and sadly enough the reality of many sincere seekers of God. I was deeply committed to the religious system I was part of at the time.
by David Youngren | Aug 27, 2021 | Theme: The False Self
To achieve the goal of being “good,” the ego must resort to fighting off evil impulses, and temptations. Unaware of the divine union of love, it’s, however, incapable of being good.