Hurt

If I can believe that no one out there can hurt me how is it that I am afraid to hurt others unless there is something that I am hiding from hence using that as an excuse not to ‘hurt’ another? Yet, how is it possible whether I hurt another or another is hurt by…

An Open Secret

Do you realise that when we start being honest with ourselves in our inward journey, it is indeed an open secret? Our intentions are all the same, although they may seem to differ in terms of direction certain times, but our motives behind our actions are always the same – always, always a call for…

Compassion for Self

So often we have tasted the compassion of others, and our ‘so-called’ compassion for others. Yet, the most important self to be compassionate with, we tend to forget and again and again judge and hate. We cannot come to terms with the most important self, because of the strong belief that ‘I cannot be wrong’…

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Supporting or Spoiling You

I’ve come across several situations where I’ve stood my ground with a firm ‘no’, and also of those where I’ve not stood my ground and said ‘yes’ when the inner world says ‘no’. Now, I began to ponder when I say a ‘yes’ to you during the times when I actually mean a ‘no’, am…

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Pessimism about the World

Our pessimism about the world is the mirror image of our indictment of ourselves. If we have not learned to hold our fear compassionately and look without judgment on the shadowy aspects of ourselves, we cannot look at the world with acceptance or compassion. ~ Paul Ferrini ~

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