Arouse Yourself to Lose

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Arouse Yourself to Lose  (Vernon Howard)

REJOICE everytime someone passes you, gets the advancement, the romance. REJOICE every time they pass you up, until you are in last place. And stay there until you see you should have done it years ago.

NO MORE WINNING, only conscious losing…. of all your false values.

DON’T BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. Allow yourself to lose! Never mind the resistance (such as, “Where is the next race?” There is none! That is Heaven!)

BE PASSIVE. No ego victories. No wanting attention. No aggressive putting forth of YOUR ideas, views, opinions.

LET THE DEFEAT BE COMPLETE. Defeated!…. Humiliated!…. Broken-spirited!…. Sick!…. Crushed!….

That is the Grand Experience!–Exhilarating!–Don’t goof it!

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3 Comments

  1. Gina on May 10, 2018 at 10:46 pm

    OH how I love this!! Murray Oxman posted this in our meeting room, so I digested it several times a day for many years. Gets right to the heart of our Work on this planet!! As Vernon Howard said, “if you can take it, you can make it!” Isn’t that the truth!

  2. Lisa Hunter on May 11, 2018 at 12:23 am

    How fast we all are to defend and attack. That is the biggest obstacle. I saw myself do this today after a “unjust correction.”There is a volcano in everyone of us that can explode under the right circumstances. What we can do, is put attention on the behavior and the light will help us see how futile it is to live that way. LET THE DEFEAT BE COMPLETE. Defeated!…. Humiliated!…. Broken-spirited!…. Sick!…. Crushed!….

    That is the Grand Experience!–Exhilarating!–Don’t goof it!

  3. Max on May 12, 2018 at 3:15 am

    Wow. Gorgeous thoughts. Got to make them real.
    I noticed “the pouncer” in me just waiting to trap people in a mistake or blunder. Including myself.
    Trap—> consume —> judge and criticize.
    This is identification, and it steals our lives.

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