Saturday, December 17, 2016

Not Like Me

Someone gave me a piece of advice that I have found helpful.  When I walk into a room of people and "judge" someone, or think someone to have little in common with me, I should try to go up and say hello.  Why?  The idea is that all people are wounded, including me.  I might find out something about myself through this other different person, that will help expand or deepen me.  I can learn something from hanging around people who I judge to be just like me, in my comfort zone, but this is still too narrow a group for a deeper growth.  Differences perceived can be great teachers.  I sometimes find out that the difference was only in my head, or heart.

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