The sentence I hear only occasionally, is “But what is the work?”
It is not because it is not a question that concerns many, it is because you are trained to know the answer, or at least pretend that you do.
I didn’t realize this until yesterday. I did not connect the dots… I didn’t see the forest for the trees.
What woke me up and made me see the big picture was an email from a new student.
And that, in spite of the fact that I had an opinion about her, a judgment, if you wish, that she talks to much and listens little.
Some of the time my attitude and my opinion matched 🙁 when I didn’t see that my opinion is a mind chatter, and that I can create my attitude freely.
Other times I had an attitude of service, in spite of my opinion of her predisposition to talk a lot.
And then the miracle happened. She started to ask clarifying questions, and… GASP! started to do the work.
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