My pain has nothing
To do with you. Same with my
Peace. It’s what I choose.

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2 Responses to Self-Reference

  1. Linda Smith says:

    When I read these words, I am reminded that I am in charge of me and the importance of managing my emotional boundaries. It makes me think of an affirmation from years ago about being careful of what you think as you are listening.

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    • Indeed — going up ‘The Ladder of Inference’ has led me into all manner of difficulties! And a friend and I were talking yesterday and she mentioned something she had heard about being careful about assuming mal-intent when it could actually just be ignorance or distraction or any number of other things. Ah, the webs we weave (and then hopefully un-weave)!

      …and then stop weaving entirely!


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