Δευτέρα, 7 Νοεμβρίου 2011

The monster and the flame

I have a monster.

My monster says I'm not worth anything.
My monster says I am useless, no good and all these nice things about me.
For the past year or so, I have been feeding this monster.
It is now really fat, ugly and scary.

This is why I haven't been writing. Last year I was so proud of this blog, so proud of my travels, so proud of everything. Feeding the monster has kept me so busy, I only write once a month now.

I have to thank my teacher Kanta for showing me my monster.

Yes, in theory, I am very spiritual, very balanced, very brave, very...

In practice, I am just feeding my monster.

About a week ago, when I learned about my monster, I realized I also have a flame. It is now the size of a candle flame. It is the flame of my real self. And I am learning again how to feed the flame instead of the monster.

Writing this moment I am feeding the flame instead of the monster.

3 σχόλια:

  1. Εκπληκτικό ποστ.Είμαι σίγουρος ότι η φλόγα σου δεν θα σβήσει ποτέ

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  2. Keep feeding it girl.. everyday.
    Think of your flame as a newborn. It needs your time, your effort and your everyday giving. Don't let it starve :)

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