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, "zeeeegel" wrote:
> > We're all strangers here on this strange planet.
> > Thanks, Kathryn.
> > With apologies for my profound cynicism and apparent ill humor today,
> > Jennifer
> Hi Jennifer,
> That's alright ! It's hard for us to live up to our ideals :)
> Which is why I like to remind myself of what's important from time to
> The other day I noticed something interesting. I negotiated a fee to
> get from one obscure place to another and the taxi driver dropped me
> off one tenth of the way and charged me the fare for the entire trip.
> What I have noticed as that when I respond from the level of ego I
> have an entirely different reaction as to when I respond from the soul.
> From the level of ego I am feel threatened and take his behaviour as a
> personal threat to my own survival. How can I survive when I am being
> ripped off at every corner?
> Given some time to reflect on my burning anger I found a lot more
> comfort in responding from the level of soul and with compassion at
> why he needed to behave in such a way.
That truly is compassion, Kathryn. We can learn from this. Thank you.
> Not for the physical act of procreation !