Give up defining yourself

Give up defining yourself – to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it’s their problem. Whenever you interact with people, don’t be there primarily as a function or a role, but as the field of conscious Presence. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.

Eckhart Tolle

2 thoughts on “Give up defining yourself

  1. Thank you Karl for this morning quote by Eckhardt Tolle. I love his calm and deeply thoughtful writing and have his books among my favourites.

    How easy the words above sound and yet how often one falls foul.

    miriam

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