Sometimes we make mistakes that make us want to bang our head against the wall.
Sometimes we want to bury ourselves in the ground. Why?
Why do we want to inflict pain on ourselves? Is it really ourselves?
When you see a person bang his head against the wall, you may think that an invisible force made him do so.
When we are in “good terms” with ourselves, we don’t dare act in such a “crazy” way, but when we are upset or disappointed by our actions or the results of them, we want to beat the body that carries the action.
The answer to this is the understanding that we are a mix of body (lower) and soul (higher). Both have consciousness and impact on our actions. When something fails, it is always the lower consciousness that influence the decision. The soul become “upset” with the lower level and want to punish it. The soul doesn’t want to be partner with such “failure” and tries to break out.
The pain is the protection of the life force to keep the partnership together as they must continue together to the end.
The soul doesn’t like to be trapped with the limited body and it’s selfish consciousness.
In extreme situation a sensitive soul drives the person to kill himself so the soul will be released. The term “tormented soul” is accurate to a person that kills himself.
The other extreme is when a very weak soul is dominated by lower (body) consciousness, goes and blames others for their failure. He can get extremely violent. We hear of those who take a gun and go on a killing spree. They blame everyone else except themselves.
We need to find the balance between the earthly desires, the personal responsibility and the soul’s mission in life.
Most of us are using the GPS to take us to our desired destination. If we miss a turn, the GPS doesn’t tell you “Idiot… you missed your turn, accelerate to the next wall and smash your car…” It just announces “Recalculating…” and recommends another way to continue our way to the final destination.
This is how we should treat failures, pause, recalculate and continue.
Good luck on your trip. Don’t leave home without your soul.