Such a beautiful reminder -
‘In the days of the white settlement, the natives of North America found ownership of land an incomprehensible concept. And so they lost it when the Europeans made them sign pieces of paper that were equally incomprehensible to them. They felt they belonged to the land, but the land did not belong to them.’
(A New Earth- Eckhart Tolle)
One of the best gifts we can give our children is to teach them that they are malleable. This notion of a fixed identity is so limiting and ultimately dangerous.
I don’t believe in a fixed identity. Everyone is constantly changing and always has the ability to change. It’s so common to hear parents say ‘you’re so silly or…
Attaching a mental or verbal label to an object, person or situation forms within us the illusion that we really ‘know’ it.
In reality we can’t ever fully grasp the depth behind creation, making everything and everyone ultimately unknowable. Words are limiting because the truth is so much greater that what the human mind can…