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KNOWING vs. BELIEVING

A conversation is recounted in the book # Shantaram  in which the character, Khaderbhai, says: “There is no such thing as believing in #G...

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Wednesday, 9 April 2014

YOU OWE ME!

The words "You owe me" have a divisive quality about them.  As long as we hold onto the position that the world, our kids, God or indeed anybody owes us anything, we quickly become separated from them by our demands that we be repaid for our effort, kindness or other engagement.

By all means, take a stand on making a fair exchange with others in terms of energy, value, money, input and output.  However, the moment you demand a balancing of the books without having had any agreement in place with the other about how that would look, you take up a position at the top of a slippery slope of disconnection, demanding, disillusion and discontent.

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