Resentment, Forgiveness and Acceptance

It is blogs like these that allow me to self evaluate and look at things from a different perspective. Thank you

What...Me Sober?

Monk-woman-streamTwo traveling monks came to a muddy stream, where they observed a woman who was hesitant about crossing.  The older monk approached the woman, bowed, then picked her up and carried her across the stream. He set her down, bowed again, and he and his student continued on their way.

While they were eating their rice that evening, the younger monk said, “I don’t understand. As monks, we are to have no contact with women, yet you picked that woman up and carried her!”

The older monk said, “I put the woman down at the side of the stream. You are still carrying her.”

That’s how we are. We cling to thoughts and ideas, worrying them and twisting them around inside our heads, causing all sorts of turmoil and accomplishing nothing.

Spirituality is about understanding, compassion, forgiveness, love, willingness to contribute our efforts to help others, humility and things of that…

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About Hiding2014-2016

2016 Life is what it is and you just have to get through it. 2014 I started blogging just a short time ago, it actually feels good. I've made some new friends and soliciting feedback from others who have experienced similar life events helps me to not feel so alone. So we all have bumps in the road, we make poor decisions - we are only human. It is these life experiences who make us who we are today. There is no need to have regret, just move forward. Ok, easier said than done, because as you read my profile, sometimes I take a step forward and then two steps back.

Posted on May 31, 2014, in My Life Over 40. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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