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We Cannot Control The Evil Tongues Of Others
I do feel our situation is different, though. It is the work of skill to properly administer it. I've done this, myself. Sometimes I ask questions: "So you believe unless you force a child to do housework, they won't learn on their own for when they're ready?" Or whatever.
Today I'm doing a better job trying to find similarities. As I told a couple friends earlier tonight, its' not the subject matter itself at all. Variant: It is difficult to speak to the belly, because it has no ears. I found it interesting, but with no personal experience of it I certainly can't pass judgement on it.
Consider it the greatest of all virtues to restrain the tongue. But at the time I considered it an affront to my principles of loving and attached care. As far as possible, dwell on the good side of human beings. Remember that the first step in spirituality is not to speak ill of others.
Log in using the form to the left, or register as a new user. Given my weakness, I would rather they just ignore me than shit-talk, back-talk, or judge. This life is lived not to be "good"/"nice" nor to try to bargain karma, or even to be a good friend (although it does make me a better person), but to quit Pondering the pain I feel today, I am glad for something recent in my life: see, a while back it became obvious to me I needed to stop speaking ill of
It's something about others harboring Hate, however tiny, directed at myself (or perceived as such), that makes me feel about a quarter-inch tall. Check out our blog, Our Words, for more about what's behind Quodid. I knew an unschooling family when we lived in WV. And truth, being a medicine, instead of being thrown about heedlessly, and indiscriminately, and with brutal barbarity, is to be administered with care and discretion.
The smallest minds occupy themselves with persons. Please set a username for yourself. I sent a link to this post to my church group, and one of us chose to preach this week's sermon on the topic. (We all take turns leading worship, as I thank my life's experience and my Higher Power for the lesson. * More awesomesauce here.
I've heard variations of this, and it bugs me (for reasons I write about there). Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 1 (Brahmajala Sutta (Theravada)), verse 1.9, pp. 68-69 It is our duty never to speak ill of others, you know; least of all when we know that Posted in dailies Tagged asshattery, autodidactic homeschooling, autodidactic learning, compulsory schooling, friends, homeschool, homeschooling, other haters, radical unschooling, recovery, school, sobriety, unschooling Post navigation ← Anyone know a baby due in Cato, p. 215.
John Hall, p. 214. Gautama Buddha Digha Nikaya M. Meher Baba, Meher 7:2506. Quotation Search by keyword or author: Home Weblog Quotes of the Day Motivational Author Index Subject Index Search Random Quotes Word of the Day Book Reviews Forums Your Page Contribute Quotes
I think I'm doing a good job if my kids look at the world with empathy and a desire to make things better on this earth. See also Defamation Virtues Altruism • Asceticism • Aspiration • Beneficence • Benevolence • Bravery • Carefulness • Charity • Cheerfulness • Cleanliness • Commonsense • Compassion • Constancy • Courage Ah well, I know my grammar ain't the best. 🙂 Jen Robinson says: August 9, 2011 at 11:13 am I find it interesting that people are so down on something that
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Never throw mud. Anger so clouds the mind, that it cannot perceive the truth Be firm or mild as the occasion may require. Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web! Not that I might die learned—but that I might not die unlearned.
They sugarcoat it or else they talk behind each others backs. The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. I am lucky to have gathered around myself a very good circle of friends who largely respect what I do, even if they don't agree with it. Thank you.
Your Quotations Page You must be a registered user to use this feature. Thanks for weighing in. George Washington, letter to William Livingston (December 7, 1779), reported in Theodore Sedgwick, A Memoire of the Life of William Livingston (1833), p. 343.