When you come to learn and understand the evil, the enemy, and in your understanding of it comes to love it… is when you have also vanquished it. ~ lifeartisan
We’ve all been rejected in one form or another in our lives. From childhood when you don’t get what you want as children and the times when your parents’ affections are withheld from you through something that you believed you did, in the playground when other kids don’t want to play with you as they prefer to play with the other kids, when you start forming romantic attachments and are not noticed by that person you are attracted to, when you apply for College or University and don’t get accepted, when you apply for a job or a role and your resume does not even take you through to an interview, when you form a romantic relationship and your lover doesn’t give you affection if you don’t behave in a certain way that is acceptable to them, when your partner or wife or husband leaves you because they no longer feel connected with you or with the relationship… and so on. There are so many examples. Continue reading
Happiness is a state of mind. It’s not something that happens outside of you and cause you to be happy, it’s something that you already feel within you, and you express it to the world… And the world gives it back to you. Continue reading
Knowledge then is about being able to recognise the labels on things.
When someone is less knowledgable than you, all it means is that they haven’t yet been taught or indoctrinated or “educated” to recognise that label, or they haven’t yet been programmed to slice and dice and compartmentalise what already is. Continue reading
I smile when I read or hear people talk about failure. To me, failure, or success for that matter, is a made up word.
I read an article about being able to demonstrate during an interview about where you’ve failed at attempting something and the wisdom you learned from it. It’s all about the wisdom. Continue reading
If you see all things from a state of grace, that all is an experience, all is an adventure; and you see every thing and every one who facilitated the grand adventure for you, you will be in awe and in deepest gratitude for having the experience. ~ life artisan
Many of us are on this road towards self-awareness and personal growth. But have we actually thought of what it is we need to do to be more self aware and to grow? What does it mean to be self aware? How do you know that you have “grown” and what is growth in this context? Continue reading