The Ego Check

Journal Questions

The 3 elements that most captured my attention in this Station were

Experiences in my life that awakened in me the awareness that I am not the center of the Universe include

The 5 experiences in life that have most caused me to grow up include

My self is

3 ways I can think of to practice forgetting myself include

In the following quote, Mr. Rogers is attempting to communicate

One of the greatest paradoxes about omnipotence is that we need to feel it early in life, and lose it early in life, in order to achieve a healthy, realistic, yet exciting, sense of potency later on.
Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers)

The personal life practices I will now begin or continue as a result of my encounter with this Station include

Group Questions

What images, sounds, concepts, or messages caught your attention in this Station What stuck in your consciousness What do you remember (Recreate a group verbal montage of the Station without reflection on specific elements but simply bringing the material back to mind).

How do you talk about the difference between living a me-centered life and a Mystery-centered life Why is this important to ask

When did you first begin to figure out that you were not the center of the universe What precipitated the awakening of this awareness or of your growing up

What is the self

How would we, individually, practice giving up the self What would this look like What does Mother Teresa mean when she says:

Let there be less and less of me in everything.
Mother Teresa

What are some ways you consider to practice forgetting yourself

What other potential personal practices did you discern from this Station

What additional questions are raised for you, by the encounter with this Station, that you would like the group to discuss or address now

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