To See Ourselves As Others See Us

When you live with integrity, you accept compliments gracefully, letting each one serve as a reminder to practice humility. A compliment then becomes useful and serves a greater purpose.

Humility doesn’t mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less.
Ken Blanchard

You actively solicit constructive criticism in both personal and professional circles, viewing it as valuable feedback that will help you serve the world more effectively.

O would some power, the gift to give us,
To see ourselves as others see us!

Robert Burns

Regardless of the intent of the person providing the feedback, you welcome their comment with gratitude and detachment, either accepting it as true and making changes accordingly or dismissing it as lacking in merit.

Criticism should awaken our attention, not inflame our anger. We should listen to, and not flee from, those who contradict us. Truth should be our cause, no matter in what manner it comes to us.
Madame de Sable

Whether others lavish you with praise or scald you with criticism, you smile politely and keep moving.

The wind cannot shake a mountain. Neither praise nor blame moves the wise man.

You view brickbats and put-downs as evidence that you are actively engaging the world and doing the work you came here to do.

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubbard

Bow before the altar of integrity and you will remain an island of peace even as storms of public sentiment rage about you.

To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws—that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him.
Honore de Balzac


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Through God’s Eyes is a road map for living a more peaceful, beautiful life. It’s the only book that explains how dozens of spiritual principles interact, how to weave them together into a cohesive worldview, and how to practically apply this spiritual wisdom to daily life.

Readers everywhere are discovering that when you challenge yourself to look through God’s eyes, the world around you changes, and so do you.

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• What is the cornerstone of a spiritual life, and why?
• What is the secret to liberating yourself from other people’s judgments and expectations?
• How do you reconcile the “free will vs. Divine Will” conundrum?
• Why is there an exception to “Everything happens for a reason”?

Those who worship logic instead of God are only half right. Not only is it logical to believe in God and to live a faith-based life, the existence of a loving, benevolent God that governs all creation is perhaps the only systematic worldview that explains every aspect of life.

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