The Art Of Learning The Four Agreements
I interpreted "is" as a life in the present moment and "was" represented past behaviors. Change of temporal form probably intentionally. The best way to develop knowledge is to bypass other assessments and read the material and develop one`s own knowledge. As I also replay topics in the reference, I think we all receive something different from each book, based on completely different emotional reactions, based on observations from a group that read all four chords at the same time. There were about fifty of them, and I recommended to a brother and sister who had childhood trauma. He read the first chapters in tears, but he understood the healing force itself. The first one only annoyed me, but I understood that he drew why we should not believe like that. Be blameless with your word. Don`t take anything personally. Don`t make assumptions. Always do your best.
Dear light and truth. I have not read this book and I do not intend to read it. I saw these four conventions on the wall in a yoga teacher`s house and laughed. These tenants are what Saniel Bonder, the founder of Waking Down In Mutality, would call hypermasculine ideas to improve ourselves. In fact, they could improve our lives for a while, but like all self-improvement projects, they imply that we need to be repaired and that we ultimately end up with more self-judgment. Although there is an important place for the action component in life (the masculine strength), it is necessary to reconcile it with the gentler maintenance and accept mother qualities of the deep woman. Truly loving ourselves for and with all our human weaknesses is the key to non-evaluation of ourselves and others and surprising unshakability. This can pave the way for a deeper understanding, which involves knowing ourselves as an unlimited divine presence. Here`s an improvised list of my 4 chords: (1) Take a break – I`ve always found it strange to judge a book about the behavior of a person who claims to have read it and about the elderly people who are ancestors of the author of the book. For this reason, I did not respond to Cccc`s comment. If the commentator explained why he thinks the four agreements encourage people to behave recklessly and selfishly, I might have had an answer. As it is, I support the idea that – Toltec or not – these principles are a healthy lifestyle and coincide with the best practices supported by modern psychology: maintaining a growth mindset..
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