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Open to surprise

Too seldom do we enter the moment open to whatever surprises there are for us. Instead, we often flood it with the baggage we are carrying from our past. Like in the film, ‘The Mission’, we drag along a sack of dead-weight expectations. In this way we can easily lose the moment and end up simply repeating the way we live our lives. We can also miss it if we always feel we have to have something to show, or if we over- or under-manage it. Our commitment to being real, teachable, and flexible in each moment is so important.
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We can learn from surprising relationships

Relationships reveal a lot about ourselves

It is only in relationships that we can see our patterns. Few of us come with a blank slate. Usually we have a picture in our minds from past experiences of how we expect an interaction to develop. Continue reading We can learn from surprising relationships