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Sunday, September 13, 2009

sediment removal time

When we are upset, it's easy to blame others. The true cause of our feelings, however, is within us. For example, imagine yourself as a glass of water. Now, imagine past negative experiences as sediment at the bottom of your glass. Next, think of others as spoons. When one stirs, the sediment clouds your water. It may appear that the spoon caused the water to cloud—but if there were no sediment, the water would remain clear. The key, then, is to identify our sediment and actively work to remove it.

1 comment:

  1. now how to remove the sediment? well, I guess it involves just being brutally honest about yourself and the negative things/influences in your life and making the decision to eliminate them. easier said than done!

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