In crisis, shoulds and oughts don’t help. Love wins out over guilt any day.
No one is transformed by thinking. It is our nature to *relate*, not contain.
Selected excerpts to progressively introduce this rich and old topic to the curious
You cannot fail at loving your enemies, or you will fail at loving your most intimate loved ones. And, your very own self. (YOU are your worst enemy… and you “know” it.)
Repetitive secret retaliation is how resentment and contempt take root and evolve, in the tragic ecosystem (egosystem) of shame.
“The truth will set you free,” (John 8:32) and I always feel compelled to add, “But first it will make you miserable.”