15 May 2020
There is going to come a time when you will say,
I once believed that everyone had to like me,
but now this belief is no more.
I once believed I had to be the best person I could be
in order to be free, but no more.
I once believed that I had to first do everything
I needed to do in the world,
and only when I had done that and I was satisfied
could I turn my attention to Self-discovery.
I once believed that.
I once believed that it was up to someone else
to make me happy.
That seems a long time ago.
I once believed that I was not worthy,
but I see now that was untrue.
I once believed I was not ready,
but that was just another idea.
I once believed that I had to practise more,
meditate longer, be more sincere,
but I saw such things are not required.
Life in itself is neither strenuous nor cruel.
I believed so many things that were untrue.
Then I woke up to the fact that nothing,
apart from misconceptions, veils
the natural freedom I Am.