This one is for all you perfectionists out there. “It is only those who never do anything who never make mistakes.” Proverb If you are one who periodically or regularly suffers
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I am going to give you a simple truth about judgment, of both yourself and others. Ready? Here it goes. Judgments = opinions that often engender resentment…and righteousness.
For those of you who would like to free yourselves from anger and resentment, begin by: Cultivating compassion and empathy
Isabelle, the Spanish woman who gives our apartment deep cleanings, was coming over the day before Thanksgiving. I realized the night before that I had forgotten to buy dish soap. So when she arrived at 8:15am, I darted out to the store. I bought two bottles, one for current use and one to store under […]
I’ve often thought about and talked about ecstasy and the ways one can achieve it. Here is an example of one way it can happen. I picked my daughter up from school today. We greeted each other like always—we gave each other a kiss, then I inquired, “Hi baby, how was your day?” To this […]
I was on my way home today, thinking about a couple of challenges I am having right now. As I was trying to imagine living into a future in these situations, I felt tightness in my heart and a sense of heaviness. I could speak about the specifics, but they really don’t matter. We have all been in situations like this—where […]