[The following short inspirational piece was kindly shared with us by Darquise Nantel, who is the founder of and regular inspirational contributor to the Facebook Group called Life is Love; Love is Life. Of all of us here at Happy Cow just had to join a group with a title like that as soon as we saw it! We highly recommend taking a look.]
"Get knocked down seven times. Get up eight times."
What made you fall? How did you fall? Could it have been provented? Was it you that fell or your ego?
Dropping your ego allows you to realize that you have never fallen, nor been knocked down. Your ego goes up and down with the extrinsic world, making your feel as though you have fallen or been knocked down 7 times, 70 times, 700 times. You have become enslaved by your ego, a constant yo-yo.
Your soul remains constant. What you go through in life, your soul, which represents love and compassion, is always there expressing itself as is. It does not change to any situation. It is your soul that brings you up, when you have finally dropped your ego. When you look inside, you realize you have never fallen, nor been knocked down. Rather you are riding the waves of an incredible journey. Have a great day everyone!
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