Tag: Understanding
Empathy for others

SHOES

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.  That way, when you criticize them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes. You can’t really understand another person’s experiences until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. It makes it clear…

The Mind

When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely — the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears — when you give your whole attention to it.  ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti   ~ Creative minds are rarely tidy. ~John William Gardner, “Self-Renewal:…

Learning

The fact that you are willing to say, “I do not understand, and it is fine,” is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.    ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer     ~ The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn. ~Henry…

Understanding Peace

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  ~ Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses…

Forever Young – Bob Dylan

May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true.  May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you.  May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong.  May you stay forever young. May your hands always be busy,  May…

Understanding and Forgiving

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. ~ Dale Carnegie The easiest way to understand someone is to place yourself in their shoes and feel what they are feeling. If we need to forgive someone,…

Understanding

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.    ~ Kahlil Gibran  ~ Understanding people are the ones who practice what they preach. To understand someone or something, you must practice what you are saying, thinking and believing about that person or thing.  You…