It is so easy to fall into judgment. This story may provide perspective that helps your practice of compassion, kindness and love.
Sometimes we seek unfulfilling pathways to gain contentment. We think we need more of something or someone. Taking a dive into what we have may yield a surprising result.
Boundaries are the distance at which I can love you - and me - simultaneously.
Sometimes we have "secret expectations." They are secret because we do not tell anyone about them. For instance, you expect your friend to help you when you move. Yet, you never said anything to them about it. You end up getting frustrated. This leads to disappointment.
Your true self is your true identity. Trying to be something or someone else or for someone else leads to dissastifaction in life.
Little did I know that I was hitting the sweet spot on that day. As soon as I got into Provo Canyon, I could tell there was a plenty of color. As I drove east into Heber, the color was intensifying. I was beginning to feel that I was in for a special treat.
Most of us have been trained to live in separation. We split our experiences into pairs of opposites like good and evil, “you” and “me”, and all manner of things we like and dislike.
I was thinking about the movie Big Hero 6 today. As I was thinking about it, I connected with the character Baymax and the example he set a key facet of good and strong relationships.
I ran into where he was, grabbed his shoulder and when he turned around, I punched him straight in the stomach.
We can find joy in all of our life's seasons. In fact, we bring the joy.