EP141 The Ultimate Goal in Life
In this episode, I discuss fixing your mind, fixing your heart, and allowing your God to work through you.
Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast. My name is Keith Callahan, your host, and a fun topic today. It’s a topic that is near and dear to my heart and I’m going to start with a few phrases and those phrases are “Christ-like,” “Buddha mind,” and “hollow bone”.
So let me explain what I see those as and what they mean to me and I think I will start by saying one of the things that I am continually working on in my life and continually really focused in on and honed in on is who am I becoming.
For me, the “Who am I becoming?” is to continually work on a spot of becoming clearer, becoming more direct, becoming Christ-like, Buddha mind, hollow bones. So when I hear the word “Christ-like,” what that means to me – it used to really be a turnoff to me. I used to be really turned off with Christianity and I’ve grown up and not turned off by it anymore.
But when I hear the word “Christ-like,” to me it means there was a human being who transcended all the doubts, fears, insecurities, anger, judgments, all that stuff, all those negative things that can come into our mind and take us out. He transcended those things by fixing his mind and fixing his heart on loving God and serving God.
Not that those things weren’t there at those times. But he had a practice of continually fixing his mind on loving thoughts, on serving God 100 percent, and believing in that power or Buddha mind or Buddha nature. They talk about how the Buddha transcended all of his thoughts and he was able to sit in a place of nirvana.
Both of these things were done through disciplined practice. On the spiritual path that I follow, the Lakota path, we talk about hollow bone and hollow bone is becoming a vessel for – becoming a hollow bone, a hollow vessel for the creator to work through you.
You know, so all of these things and for me, in my life, that’s the ultimate goal for me. I just wanted to share that today because I believe that – I shouldn’t say it should be the ultimate goal for everyone.
But I believe that if that was the ultimate goal for all of us, if that’s what we’re all working to, man, this would be a really good place, because it’s not a goal about ego. It’s not a goal about greed. It’s not a goal about vanity or any of those things that are outside of you. It’s a goal about communing with the universe. It’s a goal of becoming one with the universe. It’s a goal of letting down and letting your guard down with all your fears, insecurities, anger, guilt, shame. It’s letting all that down, working moment by moment to focus your mind and focus your heart and sit in the presence of the divine, to focus your mind, focus your heart and sit in the presence of the divine.
I hope that you have a beautiful, beautiful day today. I hope that everything that you’re looking for in your life – health, help, happiness – that those things are coming to you.
I believe that they are. I believe that each one of us is destined to do big, beautiful, bold things in this life. It’s really just a simple, simple task of switching from fear to faith. Not easy, but simple, sitting in that energy.
Have a beautiful, beautiful day. We will see you on the next episode. Peace!
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