Ever Take Things Personally | The Wide Awakening with Jennifer Hough

“It’s not about you. It never was. It never will be.”
~ Jennifer Hough

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Dear You:

The other day someone that I love was so angry and it seemed to be directed right at me. But I knew it wasn’t about me and at the same time it sure looked that way.

I know that when I take something personally, it’s only because I’m judging myself for exactly what the other person is judging me about. Sometimes it’s not even their judgment, it’s actually my interpretation.

All I know is that whatever is going on with the other person is about them. Just the same as whatever is going on with me is about my past. In the end, if one of us can get to neutrality and compassion about ourselves or the other, we not only free ourselves, but that same compassion and love frees the other.

You can trust one thing; that there’s no such thing as a perfect person. Expecting anything else will result in a lot of upset in your life.

You just have to decide whether you’re committed to protecting yourself by holding others in judgement or being the cause for more love in the world by healing your own heart, and then sharing your heart with others.

Love you!

xoxoxo
Jennifer

 

P.S. I just stayed neutral as the other person decided to walk away and get back in their heart. Of course it all ended in a big hug. Sometimes it takes an hour and sometimes it can take a year. Are you willing to leave the time and space for love to win?