Entitlement is such a sneaky little bugger, masquerading as fulfillment, maybe even at first gratitude…but blossoming into a fullness that excludes others and fills one with a false sense of rising above. Like a helium balloon it is filled with something that cannot be sustained except by filling it with more…and the sinking feeling of losing air can make one feel so hopeless. But surprise! It is not the self being lost! Only the ego’s sad surrender to the truth: that we are...

Entitlement is such a sneaky little bugger, masquerading as fulfillment, maybe even at first gratitude…but blossoming into a fullness that excludes others and fills one with a false sense of rising above. Like a helium balloon it is filled with something that cannot be sustained except by filling it with more…and the sinking feeling of losing air can make one feel so hopeless. But surprise! It is not the self being lost! Only the ego’s sad surrender to the truth: that we are each the same, one no different from the rest.

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