Ego is any false image I hold of myself. To consider myself to be a body is the oldest, deepest ego. When the body breaks down I am faced with thinking “I am no longer competent, capable or able”.
However, when I remember that the body is the vehicle for the soul, I can conquer this subtle ego and remain capable and competent independent of the state of the body. It’s time to conquer the false image of myself as a body and remain connected with the spirit driving the body.
It will help experience better through the eyes of an athlete. If time permits, it’s valuable to see this 20 minutes absolutely breath-taking true story entitled “You Are Not Your Body” http://www.youtube.com/embed/bX32U_hfri4