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Self Is Safe & Ego Is at Risk

My Inner Safe Space


Self Is Never at Risk, But Ego Is Always at Risk

  • Ego will help you to recognize, remove, and replace your ego: a.k.a. self-esteem.

“Don’t regard what anyone says of you, for this, after all, is no concern of yours.” —Epictetus, Enchiridion

“Remember that the ruling facility is invincible, when self-collected it is satisfied with itself.” —Marcus Aurelius


RISK & DANGER

  • Self is never at risk.

There is no open door in the back of your head that people can enter through to get to your self.


  • Your self is safe from all people.
  • Your self has never failed.
  • Your self can never fail though your behavior can fail often.
  • Your self can never be inferior or superior but only the same.
  • Your self cannot be changed except by its creator and that is neither your nor other people.

Self is not doing but being.

  • Your self can never be either superior or inferior though your behavior usually is.
  • Your self is untouchable by human beings.

No one, no not even you, can make your self to increase or decrease in any manner.

Your self cannot grow, though your thoughts about it may increase a thousandfold.


You cannot correct your self but only your behavior.

Your thinking can be wrong but not your self.


No self has ever been broken, wronged, destroyed, damaged, hurt, pressured, torn apart, crushed, or harmed in any way–but every ego has.

No one can control, create, change, or recreate your self but God.


YOUR SELF CANNOT—

  • Your self cannot fail.
  • Your self cannot age.
  • Your self cannot grow.
  • Your self cannot be at risk.
  • Your self cannot be wrong.
  • Your self cannot be inferior.
  • Your self cannot be superior.
  • Your self cannot change itself.
  • Your self cannot be corrected.
  • Your self cannot be something.
  • Your self cannot be hurt by people.
  • Your self cannot be gotten to by people.
  • Your self cannot be known as something.
  • Your self cannot be increased or expanded.
  • Your self cannot be decreased or diminished.
  • Your self cannot develop into something else.

3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2018

#Self #Safe: 2018-03-28

• It is true that your ego is often not safe from human attack, but your self is always safe from human attack.

• It is true that your body is often not safe from human attack, but your self is always safe from human attack.

• It is true that your pride is often not safe from human attack, but your self is always safe from human attack.

• It is true that your self-esteem is often not safe from human attack, but your self is always safe from human attack.

• It is true that your self-confidence is often not safe from human attack, but your self is always safe from human attack.


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Quotations from Various Sources

Organized Alphabetically

“Identification prevents and perverts the flow of thought-feeling.” —J. Krishnamurti, The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti, Volume IV, p. 8 

“If you must be right, then you fail to learn and so lose.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice 

“Is not virtue a negation of becoming?” —J. Krishnamurti, The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti, Vol. III, p. 204 

“No one will hurt you, you will have no enemies, and you will not be harmed.” —Epictetus 

“That which is evil to thee and harmful has its foundation only in the mind.” —Marcus Aurelius 

“The condition and characteristic of a vulgar person is that he never expects either benefit or hurt from himself, but from externals. The condition and characteristic of a philosopher is that he expects all hurt and benefit from himself.” —Lucretius 

“The key is nonidentification with sensation. … Identification with sensation makes the self.” —J. Krishnamurti, Can Humanity Change?, p. 47 

“The soul is undiscovered though explored forever to a depth beyond report.” —Heraclitus 

“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” —Norman Vincent Peale 

“The way to do is be.” —Lao Tzu 

“When, therefore, anyone provokes you, be assured that it is your own opinion that provokes you.” —Epictetus 

“Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.” —Genesis 9:6 

“You can be right and lose or you can be wrong, learn, and win.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice 

“You can be right or you can be happy.” —Anonymous 


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