Sleepy Brilliance?

Thoughts I have in the middle of the night seem so true and so brilliant…until I review them the next morning.

Similarly, the ideas I have clung to while angry, critical, bitter, depressed, or playing the martyr, I can now see, were also completely void of brilliance. 

Byron Katie teaches a wonderful way to relieve the suffering that comes from living a life founded on our unexamined thoughts. The Work always begins by honestly asking the following four questions about our judgments:

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The problem is often that we will not take adequate and essential time to question our own authority. We would rather sleep in our illusions.

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Our minds will help us love and be loved if we quit telling it what to think.

 

 

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