Open hearts open minds to our inherent curiosity and the Quintessential Intelligence within us. Innocence, softness and acceptance accompany the openness of living in a mystery. It is a safe space for all thoughts, feelings, and actions. Differences are welcomed and honored. Questions and problems are embraced as opportunities rather than treated as burdens.
In interpersonal conflicts, being open to learning is typically thought of merely as wanting to learn about the other person. Such an interaction provides important information and allows another person to feel heard and understood. But if that’s all we learn, we miss what’s crucial for furthering our journey to live in our heart more of the time – learning about our part of the difficulty.
In the face of difficulties, what keeps you from being more in that place of openness and learning?
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