Recently I have been bombarded with messages saying that I need to let go of the illusion. Or that the illusion is what is holding me back. I didn’t like those messages, because I thought they were telling me that I had to give up playing role-playing games. I really enjoy role-playing games….and have found them to be beneficial in my self development. I have made tremendous discoveries about myself…. discoveries that came from role-playing ( see Discoveries of Yourself pt1 & 2 if you want to read about my previous discoveries)
Today I had a light bulb moment….. role-playing is not the illusion. The illusion is in fact, believing that my brain can tell the difference between what is real and what is imagined. It is a scientifically proven fact that when people are told to imagine something, or a situation, that their brains light up the exact same way that it would if they were actually experiencing it. The illusion is thinking that reality has more of an impact than my imagination can.
Everyone has inside them, their own world, of dreams, wishes, fears, fantasies and much, much more. The illusion is thinking that what we perceive as reality has more impact on us than the world we have inside ourselves. The truth is, that the world we have inside of ourselves can have just as much as an impact if not more if we allow it.
Right now, I am going to go meditate with myself (in my way), to discover the beautiful world that I have inside of me. I am going to learn to let go of the illusion so that my inner beauty can prevail, instead of letting the negativity of reality bring me down. When I do that, my inner beauty will shine like a beacon and just maybe, help brighten this world for someone else.