1. The therapist knows the changes the ego seeks to make aren’t really changes at all.
2. They are are but shadows of shadows.
3. Yet, what does not exist cannot be called new or different.
4. Illusions remain illusions and truth remains true.
5. However, love has infinite patience.
6. The patient and therapist's goals cannot be completely reconciled until they let love be their teacher.
7. Only then can all conflicts between the therapist and the patient be resolved.