When we shift perspectives and walk a mile in somebody else’s moccasins, we realize that nothing is what it seems. Our shoe might pinch in one spot, somebody else’s shoe in another.
Nobody and nothing can prevent us from truly loving ourselves. It is our job to love ourselves; nobody can do it for us! No amount of love from the outside can penetrate through if we do not take the cape of self-judgment, self-loathing or even self-hatred off.
All energy that’s outside in the world is inside of us. We all have traits we like about ourselves and others that we don’t like. We are all “good” and “bad”. It is as if we hold white wolves and a black wolves inside us. Should we feed the white wolves or the black?
A girlfriend of mine—let’s call her Anne—broke off the contact with a long-time close girlfriend of hers. Sometimes relationships are not meant to last a lifetime, but I was still curious as to what would prompt Anne to act in such a way. The reason was Anne’s husband. Her husband felt very strongly that he…