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There is no competition. Discernment between ego and your true nature or Christ self is impossible if you take the accepted psychological approach that the ego has value and should be stabilized. Your egoic self is everything you have “learned to believe” about self and the world since you arrived (it stops at about age 25 when the brain completes development). It not only CANNOT be trusted, the ego is insane because it can only perceive what it has been taught to “believe” is true. That is why it is critical to understand that YOU are not your thoughts and… Read more »

barrabas
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You definitely need ego as a step towards spiritual growth – it serves as a foundation or platform. However, problems and issues rise when everything is gravitated towards this ego – while spiritual development calls for the opposite. When spiritual dryness comes, the ego serves as your anchor as not to let go. But it should be clear that as your spirituality grows or matures, the ego, initially seeing itself in the middle, will begin to realize that it is never the center, but the perimeter that encloses everything within.

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ego is the main obstacle in spiritual development. if u hav ego u cannot develop spiritual feeling…………. throw it out

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Ego is just “who” you are in the skeem of things in my book.
Spiritual callings come in all fashions to people and personalizing it to your “core belief” is the logical way of adapting a Religion.

Yet as you evolve, you will find that “other’s standardized systems of belief” may not “jive” with yours, then is the time you truly struggle with EGO. Which is right, the people or you? That is why you are Blessed with “free will”!