When you think it is, that is your ego talking anyway.
My impression is that the ego is the most often referenced and most often misunderstood construct in all of the spirituality literature that I have seen.
Sure, it is good to be able to transcend the ego, break the illusion of separation, and experience oneness with God and the universe. Yes, it is definitely a trap to act out from our wounded egos, from our pathologies that cover up our beautiful souls and spirit. It is absolutely hugely limiting if we can only experience reality from the standpoint of the ego, from the perspective of the little me, in this little body with only a tiny little window out into the vastness of the universe. And, our egos exist for a reason and are not the enemy.
Read the rest of this Article on elephant journal: Ego Is Not the Enemy.