Beneath your personality and identity, your essence is pure awareness. Since you can’t be both the awareness and that which you’re aware of, you can’t be your body, mind or anything else you perceive. This is important because how you feel is based on who you think you are. If the image you’re identified with is threatened, you suffer. When your perspective shifts to the part of yourself that’s pure awareness, there’s nothing to feel threatened by because you’re just a witness to what is. When you don’t identify with names, pedigrees and labels… 

You’re free.