Why can’t I say “I’m Sorry”

You know that you have hurt some one and that they are suffering from your distance and righteous attitude yet you cannot tell them you were wrong. Why can’t we say these two simple words?: “I’m sorry”.

Temptation

” When we permit temptation to overcome us, our wisdom is a prisoner. The quickest way to banish temptation is to first say “no” and get out of that particular environment: then reason it out later when calmness and wisdom return.” Paramahansa Yogananda  

More on Anger

“We must remember that when anger is present in us we should stop ourselves from reacting, namely from speaking or doing anything.” At this time our anger is poison and anything we do or say is toxic. To say something, to do something while we are angry is not wise for we will say damaging things to another person that can hurt …

Saying No

How many of us can’t we say the word ‘NO” to others when we do not want to do something they ask of us?  Why are always so eager to please in spite of the negative feelings that we can have towards others? It seems as if we are always betraying our own beliefs to make someone else feel like they …

Alone vs Lonely

Do we really know the difference between being alone and lonely? Being alone is a condition in life where at the present time we are not involved with someone else and we are on our own. There is no one that we have an interest in and we can accept this condition as a part of life. We are not actually looking …

Friendship Vs. Love

We all think that we are looking for true love, one that will last forever but the feeling of loving someone else has conditions attached to it. “Make me happy, be there for me whenever I need you, be my support system, help me resolve my problems; these are many of the requirements of true love, but what happens when …

Being Grateful

Why is it that we can be so ungrateful for what we have in our lives? Do we give thanks every day for what we have achieved rather than looking at what we have not accomplished? So often we are only looking at what has gone wrong with our lives bathed in negativity and feeling like failures rather than to appreciate what …

Checking Our Journey

It is so important that we stop every so often and see where we are on our life’s journey. So many times we take everything for granted that we miss the little subtle things that show us how we are doing. We may think that nothing has changed in our lives but that is where we are so mistaken. The smallest …