meditation

change – a meditation

  The secret to change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new. Socrates Acceptance does not come naturally to me. By default, I am more likely to spend time going over all the mistakes I made over and over again in painstaking detail. I used to think…

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selfishness – a meditation

  It is not selfish to live the life you want to live, it is selfish to tell others to live the life you want them to live. – Oscar Wilde   I am often afraid to live my own life. I am afraid of the consequences. I am afraid I will be shown to…

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humanity – a meditation

  Everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something. It is so easy for me to forget that the people around me are real. I can easily behave in a manner that is so self-centered that I can only focus on my pain and my suffering. Without effort, sometimes, it…

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fault – a meditation

  When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot. Dalai Lama Before working (and practicing) the 12 Steps, playing the victim was my default method of existence. It permeated my every state of being. The way I talked, the way I acted, even the way I thought – all of…

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truth – a meditation

  I did it selfishly because I didn’t want to live in pain, anymore. It’s funny, when you do something from a place of truth…it works out where it is the right thing for a lot of other people as well. Ellen DeGeneres It is interesting what I feel is selfish and what I feel…

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