Tag Archives: Ego

“Are you going to substitute one greed – a spiritual greed – for the other greed? Before you had a worldly ego and now you have a spiritual ago, but you’ve got an ego all the same, a refined one and a more difficult one to cope with.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

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“When you attain, when you are aware, increasingly you will not be bothered about labels like ‘awake’ or ‘asleep.’ One of my difficulties here is to arrouse your curiousity, but not your spiritual greed.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

I believe Terri calls this “CCL: Couldn’t Care Less”

It sounds strange in a culture where we’ve been trained to achieve goals, to get somewhere, but in fact, there’s no where to go because you’re there already. The Japanese have a nice way of putting it: ‘The day you cease to travel, you will have arrived.” ‘

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

Continued from P. 146 “The moment you make a goal out of it and attempt to get it, you’re seeking ego glorification, ego promotion. You want the good feeling that you’ve made it.