Letting Go … a nonpossessive attitude


“Transforming union is the ripe fruit of dismantling the false self. As soon as the false self is reduced to zero, transforming union occurs. A nonpossessive attitude toward everything, including ourselves, is established because there is no longer a self-centered ‘I’ to possess anything. This does not mean that we do not use the good things of life, but now they are not ends in themselves but stepping-stones to God’s presence … what is true, beautiful, and good in everything that exists becomes transparent.” Thomas Keating, from Invitation to Love


~ by Ted Wueste on March 23, 2009.

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