Many of us think our daily nourishment only in terms of what we eat. In fact, there are four kinds of food that we consume every day.
Calming our emotions and looking deeply, we can become aware of our feelings and of whatever misperceptions we might have that could prevent us from hearing and understanding the other person.
Sometimes we have the impression that someone intentionally wants to make us suffer. Believing this, we can get very angry.
Have you ever been driving a route you normally take and come upon a sign that said the road was closed? The same can happen to us in our relationships. We can think we are on a path and suddenly find that path is closed.
Part 17 of the "How to Fight" Encouragement Series. Check out my ENCOURAGEMENT PAGE to see the other posts in this series. What could we really mean if we think or say we hate someone? https://youtu.be/Phx6YPex6jw
One of the deepest things we can learn is we should not be too sure of our own ideas. Don’t be fooled by your perceptions. Even if you are sure you are seeing clearly, check again. Keep an open mind. Be ready to let go of your views.
Sometimes you believe that you are doing something out of love and in the service of another person’s happiness. But if you do not act from a place of deep understanding of the other person, your actions may actually be making them suffer.