Cultural messaging tends to overvalue youth and undervalue the cultivation of spiritual depth. As a consequence many women get locked in trying to maintain an image, rather than revealing the underlying beauty of their essence. Will you make the shift from creating image to revealing essence?
'There is a song that only you can sing., a dance that only you can dance. One of the roles of a facilitator of awakening is to recognise that unique gift, through the layers of accumulated rubble and debris from years of conditioning and to help bring it forth.'
“Our culture dictates inaccessible standards of beauty and presentation. We've been brainwashed to believe we're incomplete as we are. Why are we so afraid to admit that we might be beautiful? We judge ourselves harshly, rarely acknowledging what we've been given to work with.'
“You must neither turn with an ascetic shrinking from the money power, the means it gives or the objects it brings, nor cherish a rajasic attachment to them or a spirit of enslaving self-indulgence in their gratifications. Regard wealth simply as a power to be won back for the Mother and placed at her service.'
“Curiously enough, if we try to shield ourselves from discomfort we suffer. Yet, when we don't close off and we let our hearts break, we discover kinship with all beings.'