Gandhi said “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”  

I read this and wonder where he was when he wrote it, how he was feeling.

I wonder if he believed this was possible.

I don’t think it is.

People get in before I have an opportunity to evaluate their conditions..  and it’s a good thing because my judgemental mind would keep way too many out who I desperately need.

Perhaps he said this once he’d repaired the wounds that create judgment in the first place, perhaps he’d learned self love to such a state that he could operate this way.

I have not.

Until then, I’ll continue to try to set aside my judgements and let people in until I find them unhealthy for me… and I’ll be extra careful of who I place that judgement on because I see front and center my tenancy to blow it in this area.

Three steps, one bow.  Carry on.

 

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