We use excuses every day…back and forth…to and fro…up and down it goes. We are always making excuses. It might seem as if I am over dramatizing. However, consider for yourself what is an excuse. And, then determine how often you use them each day. The number that you will eventually add together is mind-blowing. Correspondingly, deeply reflect on our existence for the sake of this article discussion. Then ask yourself how excuse-making behavior influences conscious awakening (conscious enlightenment).
People tend to always look outward in the search of reasons and validations. This is true whether we search for someone to blame or to make excuses. We hit our thumb with a hammer. What is the first reaction that flashes through our mind? “&#%! Dumb hammer, it hit my finger?” We are shopping and it suddenly starts to rain. &#%! Why must it rain now? You are walking. A car speeds by during your walk. The rain and water from a puddle splashes you. &#%! Why did it have to splash me? Continue reading