carrie: person glowing in aqua light stretching, eyes closed. (resting)
Fault-finding comes from Fear

Whenever we find fault with others, whether through anger, contemptuous certainty, self-righteousness, or gossip, it is often based in fear. We may not be aware of our fears, but when we look deeply, we may discover the fear of rejection, loss of control, of unworthiness, or the fear of disconnection. But refraining alone is not enough by itself - it is just behavior modification - and it is neither healing nor transformative. Only through uncovering and consciously entering into the deep hole inside, welcoming the fear with curiosity and compassion, can we ultimately reconnect with the basic wholeness of our true nature.

-Ezra Bayda, "Quotable: On Right Speech"


Co-signed. Underlined. Worthy of a public post.
carrie: mage holding a staff, watching off in the distance (watching)
My Twitter cloud for the past year made an interesting surreal poem.

amie time
home jason actually hours tonight
night watching love
morning playing rehearsal
school stop library sick
trying people phone left
hour lunch family amie's house
song till late
little getting stuff
coffee dance nice sitting
gonna found panera look awake
call music there's jason's yeah
carrie forgot walk week okay
snow chicago dream rain front
internet friends
cause guess singing birthday thanks guitar
hope ready looking minutes
they're listening taking waiting
fine finish tomorrow
yoga pippin angry computer doctor folks
current support dear self
summer doing totally name awesome

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