always wonder why it should be so difficult for us to know
ourselves. Why is there so little effort in our
societies to go into ourselves and learn more about who we
are and what strengths we have on a spiritual level?
Are we afraid of what we might find? Are we afraid
that we may find nothing at all? Are we simply
afraid of the solitude that's necessary if we want to give
ourselves a chance to know ourselves?
we don't take the time to be alone and get to know
ourselves, we can't find out just how wonderful we are as
human beings. It's like having a cave full of
treasure in our back yard, yet never taking the time to
step out the back door because we're too comfortable with
the way things are inside the house. Besides, who
needs the back yard when we have such a nice front
yard? Why do we need to explore our inner world when
we have so much great entertainment at our disposal?
people never even begin to imagine the riches that are
inside of them. They never give themselves the
opportunity to learn just how special they are, and they
go through life thinking that they really aren't all that
special. It's just like me calling myself poor even
though I have that cave full of treasure in the back
yard. It does me no good at all to have it, and it
does no one else any good, either.
and quiet and solitude can give us the opportunity to go
inside ourselves and find out just how wonderful we
are. But we do have to take advantage of the quiet,
and we do have to make the effort to learn from what we