There is a particular aspect of the ego, that sometimes gets in the way of connecting with angels. The ego in itself is bad, even though it’s developed and unsavory reputation in spiritual circles. It is the ego that has our best interests at heart: it works to protect us from disappointment and a sense of failure. But if the ego is not nurtured by loving acceptance, the ego will develop a negative edge that reflects feelings of unworthiness and self criticism. We hear our negative voice in our head. It is the part that is self judgment and the verdict even when don’t realize this is Guilty or Not good enough. It compares, scolds, criticizes and holds the impossible standards of perfection. Or it flatters us trying to makes feel better by finding fault with others and blaming them for their natural shortcomings. The best way to deal with our negative voices is to deal with it.
Here is a list of the issues that frequently come up in our negative voices that we hear, and some of the behaviors that comes out of us because of it.
Unworthiness bears the fear of intimacy
Doubt bears the image of abandonment
Fear of disappointment bears the fruit of rejection
Perfectionism bears resentment
Pride bears envy
Inadequacy bears Jealousy
Anger bears Victimization( this is a big one for most)
Hatred bears Shame
Grief bears Blame
Self Loathing bears Dishonesty( about others or self)
Need to control bears Lack of focus on important aspect in life.
Ambivalence bears procrastination
Indecision bears fatigue( emotional or physical)
Boredom bears depression
Apathy bears greed.