Comfortable in our own skin

The arrogant mind never stops searching for identity, and this identity always defines itself through attributes: “the beautiful one,” “the smart one,” “the creative one,” “the successful one.”   We can hold on to these labels on a “good” day.  But when we feel insecure about our attributes, or our lack thereof, we start to wonder how to define ourselves;  we wonder who it is we really are.  Regardless of whether we’re having a good day or a low-self-esteem day, the points is, we haven’t found a way to relax, to be natural, to be unself-conscious.   We don’t know how to take our seat in ordinariness and feel comfortable in our own skin. We are always searching for something to be.  It’s like having an ongoing identity crisis.

Dzigar KongtrulLight Comes Through

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