I can't tell you how many times I've heard what someone said, but I didn't invest the time, give the respect, or care enough to listen with the intent of understanding what the other person had to say. The result of this is at best a misunderstanding, often hurtful, and sometimes damaging to the relationship.
Tag: Understanding Reality
Bumping Into Reality
My Dearest Daughters, "Reality is what you bump into when you're wrong." - Mark Sayers We've all been there... I thought I understood the situation, but then reality smacked me in the face, forcing me to see the error of my ways. There are many roads we could go down - many circumstances where we… Continue reading Bumping Into Reality
How Did I Get Here?
"Everybody ends up somewhere in life. A few end up somewhere on purpose." - Andy Stanley Take a moment to consider some of the successful people in your life. For the most part, they're where they're at right now because they knew where they wanted to end up, and they created and executed a plan… Continue reading How Did I Get Here?
Close Your Eyes To See
8/21/18 "I shut my eyes in order to see." - Paul Gauguin There are a few roads we could travel with this quote, and I may revisit it later, but today I'd like to wander down the path of our perceptions and judgments of people and situations. Most of our perceptions about "reality" come from… Continue reading Close Your Eyes To See