Friday, September 4, 2009

#24 (16:45 – 17:11)

“Remember that you are not your country, you are not your race, you are not your religion. You are an eternal spirit.  Seeing yourself as a spiritual being without labels is a way to transform the world and reach a sacred place for all of humanity. Another way of saying that is that you are not what you notice; you are the noticer of what you notice.”

From the time we are born onto this planet, various belief systems are taught to us. We then attach ourselves to these belief systems, without fully understanding them or knowing what they mean. With this attachment, then comes identification. We identify ourselves with our country, race, religion, possessions, wealth, accomplishments, success and all these other labels, which ultimately take us further and further away from our Creator or the Source. This identification makes us focus more on the material world and our material possessions and not our true nature, the Self.

However, once we make that shift; the shift that brings forth the realization that we are spirit, our entire being transforms. As our perspective changes, so does the world we experience. You then take a step back and realize that you are not any of these things that you identify yourself with, you are merely the witness. Think about this, practice non-attachment from your belief systems and watch your world transform before your very eyes.