Love and life can't teach us anything if we think we already know everything. If we really want to live and love freely, we need to take the chains of our “knowing” off and rely on the inner radar of Love and live by it.
To have this inner guidance reach us clearly, we first have to unclutter our mind; or cultivate, as many have called it, a beginner’s mind.
A beginner’s mind is free of any preconceived ideas about anyone or anything. It arises when we let go of our previous ideas about what love is, how life is to be, what we are, what others are, what the Divine is, what anything is.
Saying “I don’t know” is the first step toward an uncluttered mind. And not just saying it, but meaning it. After all, how can we truly know the real nature of love, life, you, me, us, others, or situations we are in? We can’t, because we see everyone and everything through a lens of our past experiences with them . . . Read More