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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

Our Secret Need for Those We Disdain

We secretly need those we disdain to be who and what they are — so that in our judgment of them we can “thank our lucky stars” that we’re “not like that”; but seen properly, this gratitude is base and mean because it grows out of a self-righteousness that depends upon the existence of those very qualities which we denounce.

  • Lou

    This message is so relevant and so painfully honest. I am guilty of this misdirected judgment and labeling which shows only my weaknesses and not my “superiority” . The most painful lessons are often the most life changing… thank you , ouch, but..thank you.

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posted 12:00:19pm Jul. 30, 2015 | read full post »

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