TO BE ME

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The lives of others can only be inspirational

Nature gave me different talents

So that I could be me.”

Once a great seer, Chetan lived on the banks of the river Ganges. He learnt higher knowledge from the prophets and also knew of their ways. In far away lands people got to know of him and how he had helped thousands all his life. Some worshipped him as another Jesus while others as a different prophet. As he lay breathing his last, someone asked him

O! Great one, why are you pale and fearful?”

The seer replied

I am happy to finally go to God. But fearful that he may ask me

‘You became a Buddha and a Jesus, but why did you not become Chetan?’ “

If the creative intelligence desired that I should be like someone else, then I would’ve been born a clone of another. My competencies, my body, my thought and my circumstance would not be different and unique.

The Divine inside desires a distinctive expression through each creation with a common theme of empathy and love.

It is ok to be inspired by great lives.

It is ok to imbibe higher values from others.

It is also perfectly ok to be me. To express my own self conjoined with righteous values.

I cannot be someone else. When I try to be, my own self worth plummets, causing disease.

Lao tzu writes

Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him.

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.

This is the very basis of the highest form of love; Self-love.

A power so great that all else bows before it.

It is now time to fall in love with yourself.

To be you.

21 thoughts on “TO BE ME

  1. Great post. Self love is such a journey. I grew up so criticized and rejected and so different than others around me, and told to not talk about my spiritual/metaphysical experiences that it took me a long time to learn to love and value myself. Self love is so important and valuable.

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  2. ●The Divine inside desires a distinctive distinctive expression through each creation with a common theme of empathy and love.●

    Just lovely how you use the double barrel to describe the desire of the divine.

    A lovely blog post and heartwarming read.

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  3. I so agree with you Parneet. It has been ingrained in us since young to be like someone….very few are accepted and respected for who they are….I have always been so self critical about all that i did/didn’t do. It is only now I have realized the importance of self love. Still trying to find and love myself for who I am!

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    • I agree 100% Radhika. I have discovered self love too. But I can’t say that I’m there. It’s a journey and not really linear 😊😊
      Your words are always heartening.
      Thank you so much for being one good. Honest person.πŸ‘πŸ˜Š

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