Adyashanti: We don’t have any control

 

The reality is that we don’t have any control; the ego has no control over how reality unfolds and reveals itself. How is it the case that the ego doesn’t have control? Simply because ego is merely a thought in your mind. It’s an image. It’s a way your mind references itself, thinks about itself, and creates a sense of self in the first place. If your whole egoic self is merely a product of imagination, a mechanical result of thoughts linking themselves together, then it’s obvious that a thought doesn’t have any control. A thought is just something that occurs. It happens and then passes away.

– Adyashanti, Falling into Grace

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