We live our lives on two stages

Using Shakespeare’s famous analogy of life being like an actor on the stage, psychologist Dr Fritz Perls said that we all live our lives on two stages. One is the outward stage; the way we present ourselves and the way the world sees us and we gain its approval. The other is the inward stage; the way we are in our dreams and imagination. Then he said: ‘But the real you is the person who lives on that inward stage.’
Long before Fritz Perls began writing about such things the greatest life teacher who ever lived made the same point. Jesus said: ‘The Kingdom of Heaven is within you.’ And ever since people with spiritual insight have recognised the truth in those words and learned to find themselves by looking to those spiritual yearnings within – that ‘God shaped hole in every human heart.’

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