EGO

BENEATH ALL ANGER IS FEAR

BENEATH ALL ANGER IS FEAR

There seem to be two schools of thought about anger. One is a school of thought that promotes the false "everything is perfect" mantra, replete with overtly glossy positivisms. The other school is that which says anger is good and you should embrace it. These teachers love anger, of course, because anger is one of the egos most comforting tools. It feels great to the ego to have something or someone to be angry at.

THE FRUITS OF OUR SURRENDER

In the past week, I have seen a number of absolutely 'miraculous' events happen to some people who are very close to me. Resolutions to long term difficult situations, agreement and cooperation within challenging relationships, the almost immediate sale of a home that needed to be sold, a radical change in

GREED: THE DEMON OF YOUR GENEROSITY

Here we are at greed, the second of the seven demons. Greed can be a tricky one to identify within ourselves because it appears on the scene when we fail to fully pass our initiation into adulthood as a woman or man. During our earliest years as children, our role is one of being a taker. We are fully dependent upon our parents and we are in the receiving mode. But by the time we

ANGER: THE DEMON OF YOUR PEACE

So here we are at the beginning of my featured series on what shamanism calls the 7 Demons – the destructive power that anger, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, sloth and pride have on our ability to BE love in this world and access the full power of our light. It is important to know that what shamanism calls “demons” is very different than the Judeo-Christian version of “sins”.