Posted by Bertram Ostrer (220.127.116.11) on November 09, 2002 at 13:18:42:
In Reply to: 37 & half posted by time to go (18.104.22.168) on November 03, 2002 at 21:40:08:
> my life really has no more meaning. I really want out
If God has been absent from your life these past 37 and a half years, you might consider asking Him to guide you.
The reduction of ego is the cardinal business between you and God. What is left is not a void but rather love. Ego cannot merge with love. One always has to shove the other out. The more you cling to ego, the less you can love.
PS - When I say "ego," I am referring not to ego-TISM, which implies selfish injuriousness, but to ego-ISM, which refers more broadly to the sublimation of the ego above all else. You can be egoistic without being egotistic, though egoism still precludes love.
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