Are you choosing love? The world has problems. Biiiiig ones. Problems which seem impossible to scale. Gun violence, racism, sexual assault, climate change, bigotry, hate crimes, untreated mental health, tribalism, a culture of judgement and entitlement.
Love is patient.
Love is kind.
It is not envy. It is not boast.
Love is …
I am very conscious that standing up or standing out in protest is often dangerous and scary. There seems to be more evidence than ever.
This week we have watched the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, VA. She took a stand and died. We have seen Google and GoDaddy refuse to host the alt-right neo Nazi site Daily Stormer.
These tech companies took a stand at the risk of violating the constitutional right to free speech.
I take responsibility for my choice. Yes, I messed up. I was uncertain.
I asked for advice. Instead of meditating or praying and finding my truth; I gave in to my ego.
In the end, I wasn’t satisfied with the outcome.
I got mad. I was tempted to blame the advice.
I let myself down.
You have too much stress. You don’t want to adult anymore. Maybe you feel like you CAN’T adult anymore. Too many things have pressed down on you.
You can’t catch your breath or a break. You just want to be happy.
It’s a great idea but how are you going to do it? How are you going to find the sweet release of happiness?
How Do You Eliminate Your Stress?
Perhaps some of the solutions feel out of reach or like they will take too long. I have solutions for you. They require an open and flexible mind.
Forgiving someone you hate is hard. Most people don’t enjoy the feeling of hatred. It’s an intense feeling and a burden to carry. Hatred usually develops following severe or repetitive perception of betrayal. These days, a lot of people express hatred towards members of government.
I am frequently asked about forgiveness. People usually feel it’s a beautiful idea, but don’t know how.