Nothing is sadder than a person blindly following the dogma of religion. Each of us was given a unique piece of the infinite puzzle that contributes to our greater understanding of the Universe as a whole. Religion teaches to discard our own piece of that puzzle in order to follow somebody else’s.
The Empowered person acknowledges that everything is just an idea, discovered or created by a person with perceptions just as flawed as their own. Ideas followed are chosen wisely.
“Master, why do people take so much medicine when they feel down?” “Because child, they have not realised they have the power to meditate and heal within them. Instead, they would rather pay for external poisons in the guise of cures than converse with their inner world.”
The Empowered person recognises that the reason any of us are anything is that we believe we are and act accordingly.
Never underestimate the power of imagination. It is where all that is began.
The Empowered person recognises that however a person believes the Universe works, they are correct.
“Master I cannot meditate, my mind is too busy.” “Of course child, your breath is hurried and shallow. As you slow your breath to the depths of your belly, consciousness will become focused and introspective. Meditation will become inevitable.”
The Empowered person understands that every action has a consequence. As does every inaction.
Carried on the winds of time, breath is the bond between the realms of consciousness and spirit.
The Empowered person appreciates that everything is important until they realise it’s not.
We trust our senses implicitly. Yet our senses are only there to trick us into believing we are something other than what we truly are!
The Empowered person knows that as society strives to give up all individual responsibility, the path to empowerment is to take it all back.