Freedom is then an act of self-awareness. It is the choosing of self and taking responsibility for one’s existence.
Self-awareness becomes the act of rebellion.
There are many experiences in life that crack you wide open. Shining a light in all the dark places and illuminating every cell, every memory and every wee bit of karmic debris. Spending the weekend in deep connection with Cannabis was one such experience.
Are you looking for a reason for struggle or to create improvement? There is a big difference between these two approaches.
When we are uncomfortable with something it's easy to become trapped in our own circular thinking. We look for support for our frustrations and try to justify the way we are feeling.
What began as a challenge turns into a struggle. We so often choose suffering and remain trapped in this prison of fear and anger.
There is another way. A difference of approach that turns challenges into opportunities.