In these days of endless waiting, it occurs to me that even a bank account filled beyond comprehension will not alter the mindset of slavery. A lifetime of ownership has left deeply rooted beliefs and habits of speech. Some of these will be easy to let go of, while others are almost invisible.
A slave is one who is owned. Their rights and permissible actions are determined outside of themselves; in fact, they ignore inner knowing in favor of outside validation for truth. They do this out of fear. Regardless of their feelings in any moment, they are obedient to their owners. Continue reading