Within our own consciousness, we have two distinct voices that we have the choice of listening to. One comes from our Higher Self, the God-within. This is the voice that speaks love, encouragement, and joy. When we are living from this state of being we are naturally kind to one another, and to ourselves. All motivation from this state is simply love.
The other voice that we have the choice of hearing is our Lower Self. This is the voice that some religions have labeled as the devil, or the tempter. This is the voice that finds its motivation in fear. The lower self tells us that we don’t have enough, that others are against us, and that we must work hard and strive through life. This is the voice of Ego. Continue reading