I wanted to share this post from my Facebook page. How do your perceptions of others cloud your judgement?
Here’s a plain and simple truth for your reflection time…
“When you judge another, you do not define them. You define yourself.” -Wayne Dyer
It’s true. Judgments are veiled ignorance. Ignorance is the misconception of the Truth. When you judge another, you are making assumptions based on your own preconceived notions, and that in turn is really just your own reflection. We often misjudge people because we don’t want to see the Truth of their being. Often, it’s too hard to admit we’re wrong, so we make up all these stories about that person, what they are thinking, doing, etc. In situations like this, I’ve found it’s more powerful to stop, give the other person the benefit of the doubt, and see the situation from another point of view. [Read more…]