"Faith, acts promptly and boldly on the occasion, on slender evidence."
It's comforting to choose a path that seems well-lit and predictable. But, once in a while, we seem to know with inexplicable confidence that it's time to take a risk.
Moving in faith takes a joyful heart and willingness to surrender perfectionism. Those leaps, both big and small, bring us to a new level of living, thinking and loving.
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Sunday, June 29, 2014
People who have had little self-reflection live life in a huge reality blind-spot...
There are ways to live
life that some people are not even aware exists, especially people who have had
little self-reflection live life in a huge reality blind-spot.
They truly believe that life is a certain way,
when it really isn't. It is like a sad inside joke that everyone is aware of,
They think they have it all figured out.
They really believe they are
They do everything right on the surface.
responsible, friendly, pay their bills and work hard.
They put food on the
table for their families.
They have good credit scores, don't speed and keep a
But something is missing. It is so "missing" they don't
even know it's missing.
They are emotionally and spiritually dead.
recoil from or avoid affection.
You will never meet a deep penetrating gaze
from their shallow eyes; only a surface glances.
They will touch your hand with
their hand, but never with their heart.
They will serve your body but not your
They can only connect with you through utility, but never passion.
need cupcakes or a jar opened, they are perfect; if you need compassion or
wisdom, you are all alone.
They are only a person as society made them, not as
nature intended them.
They live life so perfectly, but know nothing of life at
They did everything they were told to be a good person, but are hardly a
person at all.
They are empty.
They are dead inside.
They are usually very judgemental.
themselves as nice but are often mean and cold.
They feel themselves superior.
They think everything they do is exactly the way it is supposed to be done.
They are repeaters.
They lack original thought.
If you challenge their slumber
with awakened thoughts, they will panic and flee.
They will make you feel crazy
because they only believe what the masses believe.
They are the embodiment of
the masses, because they have not become their own individual person.
is an attainment of spiritual maturity frighteningly seldom attained in today's
You cannot change these people.
You cannot snap them out of
Only a tragic event will awaken them.
How does one see their own blind-spot?
know someone like this. Or, maybe it's you.