That which we identify with, owns us.
Money is a tough subject. It isn’t real, yet our entire world revolves around it. The ultra-rich will go to war, or start one, to protect it. The average person will work 20 to 110 hours a week to earn it. The hobo will beg for it. There are varying degrees in between, of course.
There’s a saying, that if you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.
For a long time, I was under the impression that I wouldn’t ever feel worthy of a worthy partner in life, if I didn’t make something of myself. To this day, I still don’t quite know what that means, but I know where it came from. We all have some of these weeds in our garden, yeah? What I also know, is that it’s a crippling, spiritual and emotional prison of an idea. I am happy to have burned off a lot of that imbalance, but the scars of shame can run deep, and take time to fully heal.