It is through changing our point of view about life that we begin to make spiritual progress. If we are continually judging others and our circumstances, we will not progress. We must realize that we have to be concerned with our own outlook on life, not with what someone else thinks. If we feel the need to judge, then we should judge ourselves, because it is through knowing the self that we learn to understand others.
Thinking our problems are somehow the fault of someone else, is a form of judgment. Ask yourself, where does the problem exist? It exists only in the thoughts that you have and nowhere else. You have experienced this in your life and may not be aware of it. What happens when you forgive someone? You begin to think differently about what happened and the person involved. You do not forget, the memory it is still there, but your thoughts around the experience change and therefore your experience changes.
Have you noticed how changing your thoughts, changes your body and how it feels? If not, then begin to pay attention to your body when your thoughts are running wild about what someone else did to you. You will notice tension in your belly, shoulders or some other part of your body. Maybe you will get a headache or upset stomach. The body is always communicating with us we only have to pay attention and follow it masterful guidance.
How do you look at life, could there be another way? Perhaps if you are struggling, it is because you are looking in the wrong place for things to change. Paying attention to your body, your thoughts and actions, will lead you to a change in your point of view. Do not take my word for it, go ahead and try it out for yourself. I guarantee something will happen or your money back.
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