Servitude: a condition in which one lacks liberty to determine one’s course of action or way of life. Another word that fits the definition is a slave. Too many of us are slaves to this world. Debt, jobs, expectations of others, ego, fear. Why do we allow ourselves to live in servitude of any kind?
I suggest it is because of the false view that we have been taught that there are those that are superior to us. We have been taught that all human beings are not worth as much as other human beings, that some of us are inferior. We are afraid that bad things will happen to us if we do not behave if we do not conform. As such, we accept our station in life, we accept the teachings of an established hierarchy. It goes so far in some religions to suggest that everyone cannot pray or speak to God. Only certain superior individuals can speak to God on our behalf.
It is all nonsense. One of the hardest concepts to grasp in understanding your true identity is that you are not inferior in any way, to anyone or anything.
You have the power and knowledge of Universal Wisdom available to you for the asking. You have the power to heal, to bring peace, to transcend drama if you would just accept that which is already yours. Did you get that? You have the power to do all these things. Then why be a slave, why be servient in any way to anyone or anything?
You are an eternal being, you will never die. Understand? Then why spend your time and energy trying to “cheat” death. You are only cheating yourself of a full life by focusing your energy on an illusion.
Nothing you need will ever be withheld from you, yet we spend our time in this world working for “security” which does not exist. We invest in hate and war, yet peace and joy are our natural state. We do all these things because we refuse to accept who we truly are.
The power, the being and the essence of our True Self surround us all. It must because that is who we are. It can be no other way. Just because our ego pretends it is not so, does not make it so.
Go within, ask your True Self who you are. Remember. Stop letting the pretense of the ego control your being.
All That Is. That is who you are. Once you accept this with humility and gratitude, you will be free.
Now we are doing yoga…
Blair is the co-owner of Yoga Daily in Mt. Pleasant, SC. [https://yogadailymountpleasant.com] He is a certified yoga instructor, recovering lawyer and a spiritual student. The content of this blog is what Blair considers to be universal truths that span all dogma and religion and it is offered to you in Love and Light. Check out Yoga Dude [https://yogadailymountpleasant.com/the-yoga-dude/] for additional blog entries. You can contact Blair at email@example.com. Yoga is but one path to the knowing that we are all One. Please take what resonates with you and leave the rest without judgment or offense.