The Peacock on Viagra

Greetings my gentle friends and readers back for this week’s blog installment. A day of peace, patience, silence, humility, serenity and reflection. To think about the meditative sounds of silence and the connections that you share to your Higher Power. What do you do, how do you do it and what integrity do you practice it with?

Today will focus on the damage of the ego and the “all about me” syndrome. I will herein forever after address this as “The Peacock on Viagra Syndrome”. Amen.  One hears that fairly often but it isnt put into any real and meaningful context. There is a milieu of discussions and arguments and counter-arguments around this particular topic. Means that I do my job, I need this and deserve this and not prepared to work for the outcomes. For I expect it… I deserve it.  Let me teach you a story… when you listen and follow your own advice and march to your own drums and expect others to follow and give blindly, then you are an idiot.

Trust needs to be fostered and developed and actions that are done across time will define how people will act and respond to you. Are you a person of integrity or a fool? Fools abound and the arent the cheery buffoons, but sadly often hurt many people, collect together and then bully and hurt others. I always look at these situations and feel both despair and anger. Anger when the hurt happens and the injustice and despair that the bullies are making their own destiny. And it aint a pretty one. They often turn to acts and believe their other side will protect them from the Wrath that befalls them. Nope. Mortal vs. Venial sins Baby… see ya later and dont write baby. No free tickets in the spiritual realm. And guess which side wins? “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth

And herein lies the ego… the all about me world. In Western cultures we are bombarded by celebrities, movies, news clips, action, “vote you off the island” shows, shiny shiat and more. All things that make the ego puff up like a peacock on Viagra. You do have a choice, to assuage your ego and pamper it with “stuff” or take only what you need and exist in comfort and not the excesses. I am comfortable and likely still have many excesses but avoid as best I can the commercialism, extravagances and expenses. I will put the Christ in Christmas and not go in debt. To put the belief in the moment and watch the movie of life, as watching TV makes life look boring based on a recent study. Baby Einstein on the farm…all action all the time baby. A real farm… hard work and there is a disconnect. Disconnects suck. They suck they energy, expectations and much more out of you. Basically…make you a very angry mammal. Ouch. Burn.

Want life to be meaningful and full and rich? Help someone and identify and listen to their strengths and give them a win before the even know they needed and wanted it. Turn off the TV, turn on the radio and go outside. Or just go outside and commune with life. A place where car crashes, women landing in your lap, espionage and spies chasing you or wild events with purple talking dinosaurs happen very very rarely (if at all). Thank Heavens.

Know what? Embrace the life, banish the ego and diminish its hold and you actually, really can be yourself often.

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