...to first become separate from ONEness, from Love, from God, from Source, from Higher Power, from Community, from Essence, etc.
Once you're disconnected, you see everything and everyone else as "other."
The world is viewed through the binary lens of me and not me.
Only then can you believe the lie that hurting others is not the same thing as hurting yourself.
At some point in your life, you were rejected, or it was modeled for you, and once you embodied it, your soul split from Reality.
Not knowing how to transform your pain, you transmitted onto others.
The only way to step back into Union is to seek who you were before you knew who you were--your untethered, unadulterated, connected, True Self.
Experiences are fleeting; Identity is foundational.
"The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separateness." Albert Einstein