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Being Like Water

Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:24
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I am an easy person. I don’t get into conflicts, raise my voice, or get influenced easily. Over the years, I’ve made created plans for self-improvement, and concentrated on ways that make me calmer.

So when this incident happened, when I became a part of a rumour, and had to hear rubbish allegations, letting go became difficult. It was the situation of double confusion – my mind was telling me to let it go and move on, but my heart wanted to react – it wanted me to use strong words to reply back to the lady who had put me in a fix. And then I read somewhere – be like water.

Absolutely loved the concept of being open – rather than dominating my forcefulness, I tried to let my emotions go wherever there was an opening. I softened my hard edges (accepting that I too can be incorrect was difficult), and tried to become tolerant of others’ opinions. I pictured myself with same qualities as of water – free to flow, allowed myself to be soft, weak, and yet yielding, flowing delicately into the lives of those who created the hurt. I let me my thoughts go beyond to enter their private inner selves, allowed them to see (perhaps for the first time) their own experiences with me – kept this image of me as gently coursing water, and watched my relationships change.
Nitima

Bio: An avid coffee drinker, Nitima can get high just on the perspective of writing. Though she hasn’t taken any formal training in it but takes pride in the quality of work she produces. She’s one lunatic who grew-up dreaming about Ogilvy and now living to understand his style in much detail. Offbeat Spirituality is all about her passion towards life which she chases like it’s the last bus of the night.

To know more about her journey so far, visit Writing Routes (www.writingroutes.com) – mirror of her work, especially maintained for letting her clients show-off their names! You are on Facebook? Well, so is Writing Routes (http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Writing-Routes/111030498955708). If you’ve some time to spare, I would really love to hear your opinion on my writings.



Source: http://offbeatspirituality.blogspot.com/2017/03/being-like-water.html

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