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  • Peggy Gillard

    This spoke to me as I travel my pilgrim's journey towards being fully awake and fulfilled. There is enough for us all when we accept that we are enough and build what we have with what we can give.

    • Tiffany Shlain

      I am so glad it did. Would love for you to be part of this global premiere on March 20th:)*- Tiffany

    • R. D. Knighten

      Really good perspective Peggy. I totally agree and am having a similar experience.

  • furrious10990

    There is a good amount of probing and punditry lately about the road to happiness, or virtue, or character development. Essentially I think this is a good thing. My worry is that we are going about it in what I would call a Corporate Model. By that I mean that we are identifying and developing positive traits en masse,
    Character is intrinsic to a particular person. So it makes no sense (it is a category mistake as philosophers might say) to attempt to point us in the right direction (even though well intentioned) since, in the end, we must take responsibility for our virtues. It must occur to US that we need to develop along whatever lines we have decided.
    So prompting and support are good but, if taken too far and too literally, it can erode the very basis of character itself
    I would advise to stop and rest and think and let down ones guard and see what happens. More than that might be inimical to the very sense of self that I hope we all want.

    • ricko

      Wisely said! I find that most human beings are at their best when they are forced into action by something they desperately NEED. If they are comfortable, distracted, or just not miserable enough in their current pattern of behavior to feel a need for development or growth.....it generally will not happen. That's why hitting bottom is often not the worst thing for a person in trouble, it can prompt the desperate need of a new self.