Growing In Compassion

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Have Wanderlust: Will Travel

The other day, I was discussing with my younger sister the struggle we have in erasing judgmental thoughts from our brains, especially as automatic responses. I was reminded of something I wrote several years ago:

 

“If you are sitting up on your high horse you may be able to see better what everyone else is doing wrong, but everyone else can also see better your every mistake and fault. Get off and walk on the same level as the rest of the world, and maybe you can stop judging and being judged.”

I’m not sure what was happening in my life around Christmas of 2012 when I noted the above in my journal. I can’t think of anything big that may have been calling me to promote my sympathy for others or remove myself from a judgmental point of view. However, judging others has been (and still is) a…

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