There are more fake gurus and false teachers in this world than the number of stars in the visible universe. Don’t confuse power-driven,Shams, The Forty Rules of Love
self-centeredpeople with true mentors. A genuine spiritual master will not direct your attention to himself or herself and will not expect absolute obedience or utter admiration from you, but instead will help you to appreciate and admire your inner self. True mentors are as transparent as glass. They let the Light of God pass through them.
Note to self: anyone is a mentor in some way. You have bad ones and good ones. The bad ones barely teach you anything, and the good ones teach you naturally. The bad ones don’t care about your improvements, the good ones know how important it is for you.
In a nutshell, bad = bad. Good = good. But how do you tell the difference?
Here’s what I noticed for the time being:Continue reading “The difference between good mentors and bad ones”