Change your focus. Change your attitude. Catch your thoughts when you are thinking about yourself before the whole and change your attitude to love for the whole. Notice how you worry about how you will look – that’s your ego. Notice how you desire to compete and prove yourself. The desire to compete and prove yourself stems from ego and low self-esteem. It is not about “you” or “I.” It is about WE. “Are you with me?” – Dr. Jupian Leung.
Until thought leaders truly transform this basic (101) aspect of ego into a tough and fierce foundational attitude that is about truly orientating for the love of everyone, we will come to a halt in our spiritual development. The Everyone Attitude is not an attitude that is intellectualized or faked. The Everyone Attitude is radiated and transmitted by developed characters who have greatly downsized their egos or have “been through the mill” so to speak. Everyone Attitude people are not “stuck in the mill.” Everyone Attitude people have a twinkle in their eyes and overall body language that vibrates: I love you!
The Everyone Attitude leader has with the swords of extant knowable truth and Self-honesty removed enough of the major personal obstructions of their particular ego that have kept them from getting closer to seeing and knowing (grasping) the unobstructed Universal Consciousness or Universal Mind that we all share. Seeing and knowing “our” or the Universal Mind is, and always has been, the goal of all peoples. The unobstructed formless Universal Mind is the closest we come to the mind of God or to understanding God right now. It’s not about your gig. It’s about our gig. “Do you follow?” – Dr. Joe Mazza.
I was born in Wisconsin to a Roman Catholic family. My mother June was a talented writer and started her own service club. My father Joe was a Right-of-Way agent for Bell telephone. Joe was an avid golfer and overall sports enthusiast. Joe would play sports with me and I became a life-long athlete.
I was known as a rebel and was expelled from the Catholic school I attended at the age of fourteen. I was arrested at nineteen for being a thief and was placed on probation. Around this time, not being happy, I turned inward. I worked at different jobs that did not satisfy my budding inner life. I traveled down south several times reading books trying to find myself. In 1980, at the age of twenty-seven, I enrolled at a local college. I was now in an interesting environment. I was curious about almost everything and I eventually majored in speech and psychology or speaking and thinking.
Many people told me that I was funny. I was able to make them laugh about unusual subjects. In the summers of 1981 and 1982, while still a college student, I traveled to Minneapolis and pursued the art of stand-up comedy. During these summers I would write comedy, run twenty-five miles a week and perform comedy at night. I was also a juggler but did not juggle in my stand-up act. I took up Hatha yoga and studied nutrition. In Minneapolis, I interacted with the local up-and-coming comedians. Minneapolis at that time had a small close-knit comedy culture that produced a good number of comedians and some became quite famous. I was making audiences laugh shortly after I started. During this time I was also performing comedy in other cities. I planned on being a professional comedian.
Catholicism conditioned me to have a clear inner voice. I had to make people laugh and the only way I could see to do it was to be brutally honest with myself. I thought honesty would align me with common reality. The Sisters of St. Agnes, who taught me, always told me to tell the truth. So I was continually examining myself and weeding out delusional thinking. This became my way of life.
One day in 1983, I was alone at my parents house and all of a sudden I had a massive spontaneous kundalini awakening. The awakening of this spiritual energy made me realize my self. I achieved the ability, among others, to see through other peoples egos or read their hearts. I was forever changed. In 1983 there was no internet or otherwise easily accessible information for me to be able to find out what had happened to me. Because of the massive explosion of energy my nervous and digestive system had to rebuild.
Due to what happened to me, I changed my plans and soon moved in with my best friend and her son. We lived together for many years. I hid out in college going on and off for thirteen years. I read one book after another to understand what happened to me. I eventually received an M.A. in Speech/Rhetoric and also amassed many extra college credits. Currently I am an investor and forever a student.
I am repentant of the trouble I got into years ago and the embarrassment it brought to my parents. People that knew me when I was a kid remark that I sure changed my ways. I went through what I call psycho/spiritual/physical alchemy or I transformed myself by healing the past and living in the ongoing present.
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