God’s grace comes in all shapes, sizes, and circumstances as God continues to unfold something magnificent in me.
Only those who are ready to become nobodies are able to love.
… Having the courage to take the kind of bold action that creates new opportunities is, possibly, the most critical skill a leader can have …
I don’t see how that would be possible. How do you define good? By what means is it quantified and then returned to you? Who is to oversee such a process? It just doesn’t make sense to me.
We are always free to do whatever we want, but we are not entitled to any result or lack of consequence. Life will happen the way it is going to happen. My father was a doctor who had saved the lives of countless children and then he died at an early age from skin cancer after already being left as a paraplegic from a bicycle accident five years earlier.
After that I didn’t expect a sense of human-minded justice from this world. As Lao Tzu put it, “Nature is not human hearted.” It’s important not to fixate on the story of the creature and thus forget the harmony of the forest.
This does not mean we should not behave in accordance with what we know to be best. One who sees through the human hallucination has nothing but loving compassion for all things.
We do good for others not because we want or expect something but because it is a natural movement for peaceful loving happiness to share itself without restraint.