Drug addicts, criminals, domestic abusers, school shooters, pedophiles, neo-Nazis, gang members – we treat these behaviors differently without realizing that they are all manifestations – symptoms – of deeply seated pain. Pain that originates from the same source. Realizing that might shift our treatment of these people dramatically.
And the one thing that stands out from all the rest is how strongly we resist making the changes that are asked of us. Most people have to get backed into a corner with no other way out, before they will make the changes that The Universe has been asking of them all along.
So someone thinks badly of you. Of course you won’t like it, but honestly what of it?
So you have trouble staying centered. In touchy situations you lose your calm. You get scared, feel anxious and become defensive. You sometimes do and say things you later regret. Similarly, when presented with opportunities to be compassionate, you sometimes hold back. You go as far as you can, but you are unable to love freely and openly. YouRead more
The issue of our treatment of women has been an issue in society for some time. After all, like it or not, we live in what has historically been a patriarchy. But that is rapidly changing all around us. And changes of that magnitude usually do not happen without significant discord. Historically women have had to fight for every gainRead more