Narrated by Lawrence Doochin.
“They must often change,
who would be constant
in happiness or wisdom.”
When we resist change, we will be fearful. When we judge ourselves, we will also be fearful. Thus we must accept ourselves as we are right now in this moment, while desiring to improve ourselves and make changes.
It sounds very paradoxical, doesn't it? Well, existence is one big paradox. Nothing is outside of unity, and even the things we deem as "negative" like fear are contained in the whole and must be seen from that perspective.
Being a fully self-aware individual is actually pretty simple. It just means that we have no self-judgment, and since we won't be projecting self-judgment outwards, this also means we will have no judgment of others.
The paradox was one of the hardest concepts for me to grasp...
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About the Author
Lawrence Doochin is an author, entrepreneur, and devoted husband and father. A survivor of harrowing childhood sexual abuse, he traveled a long journey of emotional and spiritual healing and developed an in-depth understanding of how our beliefs create our reality. In the business world, he has worked for, or been associated with, enterprises from small startups to multinational corporations. He is the cofounder of HUSO sound therapy, which delivers powerful healing benefits to individual and professionals worldwide. In everything Lawrence does, he strives to serve a higher good. His new book is A Book on Fear: Feeling Safe in a Challenging World. Learn more at LawrenceDoochin.com.