45. How to overcome dependency?
You must remain firm in the disciplines and also be fully independent.To the extent that you remain tied by the code of conduct, accordingly you will remain loving and detached.
When you consider yourself to have a right, you will not dependent on Maya. In order to save yourself from being dependent, consider yourself to have right to the happiness of the confluence age, right to the happiness of the golden aged heaven in future. When you forget your rights, you become dependent on one thing or another. And those who are dependent on external things can never be happy.Those who are dependent on external things have the attainment of sorrow in every aspects; in their thoughts, words and actions.
Just as BapDada enters a body temporarily, in the same way, consider the body to be a support, an instrument, Does BapDada have attachment to the body? When you consider it to be a support, you will not be dependent. At present you are dependent on the body, whereas then, you will control the body. You must not be dependent on nature or Maya, but you should control both. Because you are dependent, you lose your rights. So, you must not be dependent. You have to control them, then you will claim your rights, and the more you claim
your rights, the more you will receive respect from nature and people. To make them give respect you have to stop being dependent, and maintain your own right. By maintaining your right, you will become one who has all rights. However you renounce your rights and therefore, you become dependent. You become dependent on your own creation of thoughts. You even become dependent on your creation of the physical senses. By being dependent, you lose your birthright. So as soon as you become a child of GodFather, you become one who has all rights for purity, peace and happiness. If you renounce your right, you become dependent on
one thing or another. So, now stop being dependent and claim your birthright.