[the] lack of in-depth God-experience leaves all of us judgmental, demanding, unforgiving, and weak in empathy and sympathy. Such people will remain inside the prison of “meritocracy,” where all has to be deserved. They are still counting when in reality God and grace exist outside of all accounting. Remember, however, to be patient with such people, even if you are the target of their judgment, because on some level, that is how they treat themselves as well.
This is how they treat themselves as well!
Richard Rohr (via denisehess)
And continued on…
Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes; understanding that they have thoughts, feelings, and emotions as well and that it is not all about you. Would serve some people very well to learn this technique to enlightenment.
let your soul shine brighter than the sun.☀
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