By / bintoromover
The Four Spiritual Agreements
The fourth agreement seems very easy to reach with ourselves if we allow ourselves to stop judging and not make assumptions about our abilities. But there is another element of this agreement that, according to Ruiz, greatly increases our happiness: the structure of the Four Accords is like an Oreo: the agreements are stuck between spiritual leadership and thought. At the beginning of the book, Ruiz begins with a Tolèque mythology and introduces the concept of the “dream of the world”: this is an important condition for understanding the importance of the agreements themselves. “If you live without fear, if you love, there is no place for any of these emotions. If you don`t feel any of these emotions, it makes sense that you feel good. If you feel good, everything is fine around you. If everything is great around you, everything makes you happy. You love everything around you because you love yourself. Because you love who you are, because you are happy with yourself. Because you are happy with your life […] happy with your agreements with life. The same goes for the four agreements that Ruiz subsequently proposed. Because we create a gap between ourselves and the world, the universe, and because we create the judge-victim dichotomy within ourselves, we live in tension, we feel dishonest and dishonest.
We make toxic deals with ourselves about ourselves and our relationships with others. The four agreements help us to replace these toxic agreements with newer and happier ones. The Toltecens were a Mexican civilization thousands of years ago. They were known as spiritual scientists and artists who explored esoteric knowledge and practices. The Toltecs regarded science and the mind as part of the same unity and believed that all energy – material or etherian – came from a source and was subject to the same universal laws. The Toltecens understood how the mind functions as a dreamy reality. They described the mind as what controls our dream. With the awareness of the source of our dream comes the possibility of changing it.
By changing the basis of your own chords, you master your own dream. There are countless ways to associate with a sense of inner peace and divinity, and ancient Tolec wisdom embodies many of the universally accepted truths, which are echoed by spiritual traditions around the world. We accept all these ideas because we make agreements with ourselves and with the world. We create an inner judge and that judge judges and punishes us constantly if we do not live up to our agreements that we themselves have made. In this trial, we create the victim who is responsible and who is always punished. We all have a unique way of contemplating the world. When we say and do things, we do so directly through our worldview. If you take things personally and feel offended, your reaction is to stand up for your beliefs and create conflict. These beliefs are a reflection of your own agreements you have made with life. Your point of view is for you personally; It is the truth of no one but yours. Don`t take anything personally, even if someone tells you how wonderful you are! The opinions you have about yourself are not necessarily true either; Therefore, you don`t need to personally take what you hear in your own head.