When I stop cajoling, negotiating, petitioning, and outright begging, that’s when I have surrendered.
When I consciously choose to believe that God is everything, I widen the stress tolerance window. I have more peace of mind and a longer pause between stimulus and response. In other words, I’m less likely to “lose my head” over something simple.
Firewalls have bogged down our operating system so much that we don’t even know what Someone designed us for in the first place.
Humans are resilient creatures. We adapt – on the outside. What’s happening to us on the inside?
Humans are complicated, they are layered, like Ogres. Maybe people are ogres. We hungrily devour those who’s words and behaviors are incongruent with our value systems.
Let us use this time to cultivate kindness, compassion, and tolerance. Let’s not allow this time to divide us even more so that we were before.
Acceptance isn’t the same as absolution. We don’t have to condone the stuff, we have to accept the stuff.
“In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make” The Beatles “You get what you give” The New Radicals “Sowing the seeds of love” Tears for Fears If you plant corn, you expect to harvest corn. If you plant potatoes, You expect potatoes. It’s basic. You reap what you sow. […]
It is only by tearing down the false perceptions that we can start again.
We have to acknowledge and accept that frustration and anger are the same thing.