Excerpt About Being Oneself
Ego ImitatesThe ego tries to bring the Divine life to earth and actualize it; but it uses ways which don't work. The usual result is a personal life which is an imitation of the true one. The ego can imitate only because, at some level, it knows what the real life would be. It is an imitation only because an original exists. It can't be that we are born to become enlightened and disappear; if we were already pure, why come and suffer, and return to what we were before. what is the point of that?