As Bertram says, Life is full of lessons. All we have to do is look around and there they are!
Buddha says “The lesson will be repeated until it is learned.” So, learn the lesson so you can move on to the next one! Though, in my past, I sometimes lingered for years in the same situation; often over and over, the lesson was repeated, sometimes with different people, sometimes the same.
Bot today, I declare, that ONCE IS ENOUGH! I LEARN THE LESSON & MOVE ON!
Thank you, Pat, for this reminder! 😉 ❤
Being cranky and impatient with the shenanigans of others as I currently am has a good side. At least for me. Being hyper aware of people’s shortcomings is like a having a mirror that shows me my own shortcomings, shows me what I need to work on.
The people who insist on making everything about them are reminding me the world does not revolve around a single person. We all revolve around each other, all have a place, even if it’s hard to concede another’s place, even if it’s hard to hold our own.
Those who refuse to take responsibility for their actions, including seemingly simple actions that affect others such as asking for more than is offered, are teaching me to be mindful of how everything affects everything else, and to accept the consequences of what I do.
Those who insist on always being right are teaching me that…
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