Posts Tagged ‘less judgmental’

Truth Is Not Afraid of Questions

September 15, 2010

A person of integrity honors other people’s perspectives and interpretations, never making the mistake of taking an opposing view personally.

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
Ralph Waldo Emerson





When someone challenges your statements or positions, you welcome the opportunity to clarify any misperceptions.

Truth is not afraid of questions.
Paramahansa Yogananda

Even if every choice you make is virtuous, your (more…)

Tolerance and Intolerance Can Coexist

November 11, 2009

black-hand-white-hand-prayingA paradox: Spiritual growth will simultaneously render you more tolerant and less tolerant.

It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
Joseph Addison

You will be more tolerant because you recognize that God is present in all and that the next person you see may be delivering a life-altering message meant just for you.

Everyone is God speaking. Why not be polite and listen to him?
Hafiz

The greater your tolerance, the less (more…)