“They are mine and yet not mine.”
“Letting go of the ego” is often bandied about, spoken about with such frequency one might be led to believe that it’s a mild habit you can leave behind in the dark. We’re told to leave it at the door before walking into yoga. We’re asked to shed it for the greater good of interpersonal relationships and creative pursuits. Some even claim to treat their egos like a bad pet—they put it in the corner and don’t succumb to its whines, letting that wayward thing know who’s boss.