Be impeccable in your word
Don’t take anything personally
Don’t make assumptions
Always do your best.
Don Miguel Ruiz
In yesterday’s post, I made a passing reference to Don Miguel Ruiz’ Four Agreements. Is there ever a time when they are not needed? Has there ever been a time when it was easy to practice them?
In these dark days, we know we are not hearing one another. In any conversation, who will put assumptions aside in favor of thoughtful discourse?
I focus on word choice, aiming for impeccable. I don’t always reach that level. Still, I remind myself that in equanimity there are no enemies. My heart remains open rather than shut tight. I only need a sliver of light.
What I’m saying sounds far-fetched, perhaps impractical. Yet, the few times that I have stood in…
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