My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
Counting other people's sins does not make you a saint.
Strong people don't put others down, they lift them up, they see the good in everyone.
The arrogant, judgmental and egotistical appear to think they are better than us. Truth is, they are attempting to convince themselves that they are.
We can judge others or we can love others - but we can't do both at the same time.
Judging a person does not define who they are (for we really don't know), but it does question why we are so ready to make such assumptions - and what it is within us that we are projecting upon them.
Here’s some further reading on this theme...
Judging nothing is the way to enlightenment. When the mind drops its ideas about how things should be, and accepts what is as it is, then you start experiencing a great liberation inside. This amazing freedom from judgment happens when you are not attached to any particular thought. You are experiencing thoughts flowing through you, yet not clinging to them. Your life then becomes a journey of letting go of the small limited self who was wrapped up in ideas, and begins stepping into the vast boundless unlimited potentiality of who you truly are. The day all your judging drops, total inner peace floods in and a wave of healing and deeper relaxation expands out into the world. Continues...