In proportion as our inward life fails, we go more constantly and desperately to the post-office. – Henry David Thoreau
The modern day equivalent to the Post Office is email, the internet and the cell phone! When we don’t have a satisfying inner life, we run towards outwardly distractions to occupy our minds. We fill our precious time with chores and activities so that we don’t have to confront the emptiness of our own lives.
What’s the inner life? It’s our thoughts and psyche. It’s our self-perception and sense of self-worth. It’s also our chance of touching base with the very reality that created all. An essence of God resides within us, ever waiting for the time when our minds can be a little still. The inner life is our relationship with this essence.
Contact is made slowly and gently. It’s the portal to a peace and contentment that cannot be found without.
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Recommendation: Tao Te Ching by Lao-Tse
One thought on “How’s your inner life?”
Wow… well written!
I think we all need to find our inner life if we want to be happy and content.
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