You Don’t Get Much Without Giving
Pointedly, it is in these times that try the souls of mankind, that we must remind ourselves of the larger mosaic of life and our purpose as a part of it… Perspective is Paramount. Context is Crucial.
In this Ying and Yang world we live in, it’s all about alignment, balance and learning. Yet, without awareness, we learn nothing. Throughout our lives, hopefully, we learn that to have a friend, you must first be one. To seek forgiveness from someone you must equally forgive; especially and including yourself.
We are taught the “Golden Rule“; which is to Do unto Others as you would have them Do unto You. Stephen Covey said it best with regard to relationships; “Seek first to understand, then to be understood”.
Indeed, our worlds are saturated with complementary and sometimes opposing forces. Forces, necessary for change, growth and survival. Forces, equally essential for redemption and personal salvation. And as the word connotes, “force” can at times be personally unpleasant in nature.
When we were children, many of us were guided by our parents and taught that work must come…
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