Lack is an interpretation in the mind, a perception, and fortunately it’s a “lie” or false interpretation. There is no lack in life because it is everything and has the capacity to manifest anything. The one being, or life, enjoys coming into form for the joy of it. Life does not take form because it’s “needy” of it, rather it takes form out of “love”. Life has a love for itself. In other words, it enjoys expressing itself, it’s not needy or desperate; rather it’s like a painter who paints purely for the joy of it. Can you sense that in your heart you already know this?
Your Body is An Expression of Life
Life, consciousness, spirit, God, Brahman, One being, Awareness, the Now, these are all different labels used to point to the one existence, the one reality. This reality is all that exists and its very nature is joy, peace and love. Everything it creates comes from a place of love and joy. This body, that you call your body, is also an expression of life, of love.
Your body was manifested so life can express itself in a “unique” way through it. Your body is unique in that there is none like it in the whole universe. Your body has unique inclinations, preferences, tastes, likes, dislikes, or in other words, your body has a unique natural conditioning. This natural conditioning inherent in the body, is an expression of the intention of life that created it. Nothing is created without an intention. There’s always an intention before the physical manifestation.
The intention of life is always to express itself in different ways. It expresses itself as a flower, as a dog, as a tree, as a bird, as water, as rocks and as humans, all different forms of expression of the one life or one being. Life has a boundless capacity to take form, and there’s no limitation in it. Life, or who you really are, is eternal.
The natural expression of your “body mind” is always one of love and joy. If you allow it, this “body mind” will express itself in a beautiful manner, but if you try to “control” it, or force it, you will inhibit its natural expression. Nothing in nature tries to inhibit life, only the mind with its “mistaken” conditioning resists the expression of life.
Natural Expression is Always Effortless
Whatever is natural to you will feel effortless to you. If something feels like an effort, it means you are trying to “force” yourself to do something which is not natural to your unique expression. You, as the body, is an unique expression of life, so stop trying to “copy” others, stop trying to “be” like someone else. When you try to be other than what you are, you will always feel disconnected within, and life will be a struggle for you.
Suffering arises from resisting your natural flow. But why would you resist your natural expression? Because of the “external” conditioning that you take in from your surroundings, from your parents, from friends, from media, from your culture and society at large. You start trying to conform to the “culture” rather than just express yourself as who you are. When you try to conform it always feels like an effort because it’s against your natural inclination.
When you truly “let go” of struggle, your natural expression will flower
The only reason you try to “control” yourself, is because you have some “beliefs” in you that inhibit your natural expression. The “personal will” is nothing but a control that the mind exerts over the body, preventing its natural flow. Have you noticed that “will power” is simply a force used to make the body do what it really does not want to?
If you are naturally inclined towards something, you don’t need will power to sustain it. The personal will is only needed to sustain something “unnatural” to you. Just observe your personal will at work and you will notice that it’s always operating from “fear”. Life never operates through fear; life is always an expression of love.
The mind is tremendously afraid of letting go of the personal will, because it has no idea what the natural expression will be, and it’s afraid that it may end up becoming homeless, jobless, status-less and a discard, if it lets go into the natural expression of the body. All these fears are completely baseless, because life always takes care of life, life loves itself.