"All humans seek the illusive touch of another's Soul, which opens us to the sense of belonging to something bigger than the self. Dr. Kortsch has given us the true "tao" of relationship in this brilliant exploration of emotional tapestry. We will be grateful for this illumination of spiritual partnership for generations to come." Chris Griscom, Spiritual Leader, Author

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"The Tao of Spiritual Partnership is a unique blend of wit and wisdom; Dr. Kortsch encourages us to take responsibility for our relationships, while recognizing and seizing the opportunities for our own personal spiritual growth." William Buhlman, Author of Adventures Beyond the Body

Friday, June 5, 2015

Come Back to Listening to Yourself

Why have we become a world of people who no longer know how to (or wish to) listen to themselves? Why have we become a world of people who listens more to what the media says, to what our culture says, to what our colleague, neighbor, or best friend says in order to decide what we should believe, think, feel, do, or say, or even how we should react? What has happened to us that so many of us have gone down this undeniably stultifying and soul-less road?

Clearly, I don't have the complete answers to this, but one is obvious, and yet we do little about its influence over us, and that is the adoration of fame, celebrity-hood, success, and money.

How many times were you asked in the particular schools you went to, what you were passionate about? How many times were you told over the course of your first 18 years of life that beauty had little to do with how thin, how muscled, or how well-dressed in designer clothes you were? How often did you hear that excelling in something did not mean you had to be the best, the most well-known or popular, but simply that you had to have tried to do well? How often were you encouraged to listen to your own inner voice, and above all, how often were you told that the inner voice held great value for you? When were you shown how important it is to love yourself? When did you last seek out silence, being alone, and deliberately try to see beauty everywhere you happened to look?

Just because the world is like this, don't believe you have to follow suit. Or even if you have followed suit for many years, it doesn't mean you can't change back to how you were in so many ways as a child. You can go back to listening to yourself. You can relearn how to find value in that inner voice. You can put passion and vibrancy back into your existence, no matter how old you are. All you have to do is choose to do so. And then you begin.

It was Joseph Campbell who said : the world is full of people who have stopped listening to themselves or have listened only to their neighbors to learn what they ought to do, how they ought to behave, and what the values are they should be living for.

Don't settle for this. Don't settle for such a life.


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