This is a great quote with an excellent story. The last line resonates and echoes the words of Zen masters such as Thich Nhat Hanh and Senryu Suzuki.
Originally posted on Tracie Louise Photography:
The other day I had a disagreement with a friend over a difference of opinion. I have though much about that exchange in the days since. I don’t think I was very gracious. Like everyone I have faults, and one of them is that I am not particularly tolerant of what I perceive to be ignorance in another human being.
I guess I forget sometimes, that others are on a different path to me. We are not all the same. We are not all at the same level of our evolutionary development.
Don’t get me wrong… I’m not saying I am I superior… not at all.
What I am saying is that I should have known better. I do know better. But like all souls having this very human experience, I forget… I make mistakes… I neglect to act in totally loving and accepting ways.
The Maharaja, Neem Karoli Baba’s once said…
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