The Turning Point

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Once you begin to become really honest with yourself about your life and affairs, no matter how painful this recognition might be in the moment, it marks a turning point in your life—a turning point where you begin to see things more clearly and are more willing to see things more clearly, to be more honest with yourself about your engagements with people and about your plans and goals, and even eventually about your fundamental beliefs, which are rarely questioned honestly.

This turning point is born of suffering. It is born of the recognition that you are failing in your attempt to organize your life successfully in keeping with how you really feel on the inside. Perhaps it meets the criteria of culture and the expectations of your family and others, and they hail you as a success, but inside there is emptiness. Inside, you know you have not found solid ground. You have not reached that which you are searching for.

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2 Responses to "The Turning Point"

  1. Maurice Perron Posted on March 4, 2013 at 11:08 am

    After having read the Great Waves of Change it hit me profoundly as to why I was procrastinating in not being responsible for my life and getting things in order with it. It also helped me to understand why I was disassociated and distant. Although it is true that the turning point is born of suffering, it is vastly due to my wanting to control every aspect of everything wished for or done by my own hand. Relinquishing control is hard at best. Now my focus is clearly to find the Knowledge given me to hear and see it taking control.

  2. Donna Posted on August 4, 2016 at 12:32 am

    Thank you

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