Desperately Seeking Stillness


How do you still the mind that is seeking guidance? I am asked this question each day. In reading books I heard for years be still, quiet the mind and all the answers will come. It's easy to quiet the mind and get the answers, or so I thought. FALSE.  Instead this brought me into a state of frustration. I was in the process of trying to love myself and be ”enlightened” when all I was adding a new topic to my list of self-persecution. My mind was a racehorse, and my chest pounded with anxiety every day. I felt discouraged but my desire to become enlightened was not going to be shut down that quickly. (To add to this I should note I am a Taurus, and the bull is my sign, [...]