It’s an everyday struggle, being in constant battle with ourselves, that is.
Guest Entry by R. Byron Hord
When I was in college, I loved the song entitled, “Shadowboxing”, by Hip Hop legends, The Wu-Tang Clan. As addressed in the song, I always thought shadowboxing, was just a cool way of honing martial art skills – but shadowboxing is actually much more than that.
Every day we are at war: not with our surroundings; not with our jobs; not with our enemies; not with our family; not with our friends; but, at constant war with ourselves. It is a war with no guns and tanks, just with words and our subconscious voices. The ‘War of Art ‘calls it Resistance. ‘The Course in Miracles’ calls it Ego. Regardless of what you call your inner voice and self talk, they are not going anywhere. And, some days it beats us up. While other days… it takes us to new heights. Some days…
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