See this world as a free world, and see everyone in it as trying—through their individual experiences—to find their way back to that calling, back to that goodness, back to themselves. And even though there are billions of them going about it in a way that is different than you would choose, there’s no right or wrong way. In other words, bless them all, love them all, wish them all well, and get on with the only thing you have any power about, which is your own self and restoring yourself to your natural state of Well-Being.
…something my mom always said to me when I was whining as a child…not sure I ever understood, not sure about the expression now…I feel like it’s lacking something. 🙂
But I do understand now how incredibly important patience really truly is. Even when one wishes things to be different than they are, move faster than they are moving, or occur in a different order. Would I have understood better if my mom would have quoted what’s below? Probably not, but here are some of my current favs.