“Emptiness is that which enables us to open our eyes to see directly what being is. If after careful consideration we decide to do something that we believe is the best way, from the beginning to the end we should do our best. We must respect our capability, our knowledge, without comparing ourselves with others, [...]
Fearful individuals who hold us in their lives through nefarious methods will be especially wary of any positive changes we exhibit
In respect of seeing all of this as something to believe in and trust, it really is only testing, experimenting and experiencing it, that's likely to bring it home.
“My mother was a very self-centered person. At times, all of us, my father included, were used only as a means of gaining what she wanted. Her needs were always paramount and it was as if the rest of us didn’t have any feelings at all. There was always a sense, that when she did [...]
Why Do We Seek Approval? Most of us are looking to fit in, to be accepted and approved of, aren't we? The ways in which we seek this are many. And it begs the question: Why? Even the supposed 'outsiders' are seeking approval from others; still belonging to a group, even when looking to be different. [...]