The New Dignity
by Stuart Wilde
In a world that is degrading in its moral standards and the treatment of others, we seek to discover a new dignity – not a pomposity or a grand, vainglorious stance, but a silent composure that speaks of one who is strong and well versed in his or her understanding of the eternal Tao and the way energy delicately ebbs and flows. I’ve discussed the absence of malice and how if we seek to achieve real composure, we have to detach from the insidious nature of the mind that protests every little setback and takes up the cudgel of indignation for every situation we’re in.
I was taught by the higher beings that the torment of the innocent isn’t our individual responsibility. All must grow and learn through their karma and work their way out of the difficulties they get into. People must be allowed to process their pain. It sounds brutal, but that’s the only way they grow spiritually. And yes, this applies to you. You have to become mature, sort your situations out, and suffer your karma without grumbling. This is the new dignity you can acquire. Continue reading