As I work with clients I am going back and trying to learn words that will help dislodge the undercurrents that seem to get in the way of a true student that desires real changes in their lives. It is not as easy as one would think. I have watched wonderful, kind people struggle with changing an idea or an opinion that has kept them hostage in an old way of life.
Why would we not want to tell ourselves the truth? I think we would all most emphatically say, “Of course we want the truth!” Yet I have seen time and time again, when given a choice in the beginning of the introduction of self accountability and responsibility, we choose to believe in the lie; the story that we have told ourselves about our life. Wow! This blew me away when I first started teaching!
One the first things that I notice when I begin working with a new student or client is that even though they are asking for insight, they are not ready to really hear the words that will make a difference in their lives. Let me explain what I mean.
Now we have to start looking at what a true feeling is. That will put us in a state of total UN-knowing. This is a place where many people do not give themselves the time to re-establish with themselves a true relationship with self. Continue reading