> <sandeepc@b...> wrote:<inherent in us> LOL
> > As a child of eight years old, Pir Vilayat hiked up into the
> Himalayas to see this holy man.
> > The holy man looked at him and said "Why have you come all this way,
> to see who am I?
> > I am no other than you".
> > Pir Vilayat said that for years that haunted him-that
> question-because he thought there was an answer to it.
> > It finally dawned on him and he said," I did not know who I was
> until I could see it in another".
> Nice. How else would we
> recognize what we see
> (and sometimes judge)
> in another if we hadn't
> done a dress rehearsal
> of those very traits
> within ourselves.
> The positive traits are
> nice affirmations and
> warm fuzzies. The negative
> ones we see in others...
> not so easy to accept
> as inherent within ourselves
> at one time or another.
but at times one 'worked' through a
negative character trait, so its
appearance as a fault is well-known
and its easy to recognize in others
and can remind them if they are still
blind to it
Karta with blindspots