Managing our expectations
“Expectation feeds frustration. It is an unhealthy attachment to people, things, and outcomes we wish we could control — but don’t.” ~ Steve Maraboli Cindy La Ferle ______ For social media sharing options, featured posts, and additional content, please visit the home page.
Buddha was known for his ability to respond to evil with good. A man who knew about his reputation traveled for miles to test Buddha. When he arrived, he verbally abused Buddha constantly. He insulted him; he challenged him; he did everything he could to offend and criticize him. Buddha, unmoved, simply turned to the man and said, “May I ask you a question?” The man responded with, “Well, what?” Buddha said, “If someone offers you a gift and you decline to accept it, to whom then does it belong?” The man said, “It belongs to the person who offered it.” Buddha smiled, “That is correct. So if I decline to…
“Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has protected me from feelings of isolation.” ~Albert Einstein Cindy La Ferle For social media sharing options, featured posts, and columns, please visit the home page.
Getting your footing
“The only challenge greater than learning to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes is learning to walk a lifetime comfortably in your own. When you are truly comfortable in your own skin, not everyone will support you, but you won’t care about it one bit.” ~ Marc and Angel Hack Life Cindy La Ferle For additional content, please visit the home page. To share on social media, look for the beige box located below each day’s post.
“The life you live is the lesson you teach.” ~Zig Ziglar Character studies / Cindy La Ferle To view featured posts, additional content, and social media sharing options, please visit the home page.