The idea of possession lies at the heart of all fear, war and conflict. Instead choose the relationship of a trustee. Everything comes to us in trust, for us to use and then to set it free.
The consciousness of trustee sets us free of the tension of grasping and guarding. To see ourselves as trustees of everything that we receive, including our bodies, encourages our innate capacity to ‘care for with dignity’.
It is a much more relaxing way of relating to the things which we are privileged to receive in life.
With or Without Ego, With ego, you lash out when someone insults, disagrees or criticizes you. Without ego, you’re able to accept your flaws without compromising your self worth.
See also, Moral Stories for Life