Keep your fingers out of the
Notice your tendency to want to fix the
That is your most human quality. But the
is already fixed. Actually it never was broken. It doesn't need you
to fix it. The
OK the way it is.
This is the way it turned out. It turned out this way whether you
have an opinion or not that it should have turned out this way or
differently. Be gracious with the outcome. Your energy is better
spent being with it rather than
it or arguing with it.
Life is a roller coaster. You can ride it with joy and deliberation.
Or you can
riding it and simply be taken along held captive for the ride. But
you can't avoid riding it because being born you already chose to
ride it. Choosing again newly what you already chose is an opening
allowing you to move on.
Some experiences are unpleasant. Some experiences are pleasant. We
avoid unpleasant experiences and we prefer pleasant experiences.
Consider that both avoidance and preference are
and therefore automatic. Choosing the experience you are
experiencing, whatever it is, and being with it is mastery.
You have no access to knowing what drives another to do what they do.
None. Everything anyone does occurs for you the way it occurs for you
because of who you are not because of who they are and not because of
what they do and especially not because of what they do to you.
Arguably the damnedest trap of being human is the futility
of pretending that there is an "out there" out there. All
righteousness is enslaved to that. What there is for you is a world
who you are being.
Owning the occurring world gives choice in the matter, in all