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  • write3chairs
    ... That truly is compassion, Kathryn. We can learn from this. Thank you. Jennifer
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 12, 2009
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      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "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
      > time.
      > 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.

      Jennifer

      > C.D.E.
      >
      > F?
      >
      > Not for the physical act of procreation !
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