Tag: Understanding
Empathy

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…

UNDERSTANDING

There is no shame in not understanding. Never be embarrassed to admit that you don’t understand what is being said. Clarity does not mean things are in focus, but rather it means giving rise to a mental hologram, or making something appear. If we understand something,…

OUR 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:…

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…

FOREVER YOUNG

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 PEACE

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  ~ It’s hard to stay peaceful if we’re overwhelmed by life. Find some peace, calm, and stability in your inner world so you can be kinder in your outer world.…

BE 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…