Quote of the Day: Melting the Ego.

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“The ego is just frozen love, and when we can let go of our need to centralize; when we can just dissolve ourselves into this process of being a conduit for the love of the Earth – which is who we are – it’s melted and turns into this unconditioned, unbounded love for everything. So be a bright light. Be a fire – a beacon of love that is radiating out in all directions.”  ~ Reggie Ray of the Dharma Ocean Foundation


Click here to read Busy-ness is Laziness by Dr. Reggie Ray. One of my all-time favorites on elephant journal.



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About Benjamin Riggs

Ben Riggs is the author of Finding God in the Body: A Spiritual Path for the Modern West. He is also the director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA and a teacher at Explore Yoga. Ben writes extensively about Buddhist and Christian spirituality on Elephant Journal, and his blog. Click here to listen to the Finding God in the Body Podcast. To keep up with all of his work follow him on Facebook or Twitter.


3 Responses to “Quote of the Day: Melting the Ego.”

  1. Karl Saliter says:

    Beautiful. Thank you. I’ve been trying to wrap my head around pathways to being exactly that today.

    Love on wheels.

    Between this and Ginsberg’s Sunflower Sutra, I’m well on my way.

  2. Karl Saliter says:

    To wrapping my head around pathways, that is.

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