Making a habit of concern for others’ well-being, and spending a few minutes on waking in the morning reflecting on the value of conducting our lives in an ethically disciplined manner, is a good way to start the day no matter what our beliefs or lack of them. The same is true of taking some time at the end of each day to review how successful in this we have been. We do this with heavy hearts for the victims and their loved ones in Orlando, Florida. We must as people of the world look deep into our hearts and respond to the roots of violence so that our children inherit a more reasonable and peaceful world.
In our everyday life we have the strong habit to notice and judge others based on differences. It may be gender, age, skin color, ethnicity, country of origin, language and accent, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, […]
Often, we beat ourselves up for no good reason other than habit, our habit of thinking we are stupid, ugly, clumsy, unlikeable, and just no good. That insecurity is actually not ours. It was “given” […]