Steps to KnowledgeThe Book of Inner Knowing

Step 88

My Higher Self is not an individual.

THERE IS OFTEN CONFUSION CONCERNING YOUR HIGHER SELF and your Spiritual Teachers. This is very hard to resolve from the point of view of separation. But when you think of life as an inclusive network of evolving relationships, you then begin to experience and recognize that your Higher Self is indeed part of a greater fabric of relationship. It is the part of you that is not separate but is meaningfully bonded with others. Therefore, your Higher Self is bonded to the Higher Self of your Teachers. They are without duality now, for they have no other self. You have two selves: the Self that has been created and the self that you have created. To bring the self that you have created into service to your True Self joins them together into a meaningful marriage of purpose and service and ends internal conflict forever.

TODAY UPON THE HOUR REPEAT YOUR AFFIRMATION and feel its impact. In your two longer practice periods, use your affirmation as an introduction to your practice in stillness and receptivity.

Practice 88: Two 30-minute practice periods. Hourly practice.

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