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Being Mindful Of Others

Like an older brother coming to my defense, he said, "But what about you. What do you want?" Those words were in response to what seemed to him, very little concern about my desires regarding the issue in question. He sensed that my interests were not being attended to, not even by me. When hearing his words, they did not change my leanings toward sacrificing my preferences for those of another. However, my spirit was enriched because someone portrayed such interest and passion regarding a matter concerning me. Mindfulness of my needs has been rare in the course of my life, and I treasure such each time it happens. When one learns to live, laugh, and love without regards to the direction of the wind flow, he develops 'stick skin' and moves on to whatever comes next. That is why when I heard those 'fitly spoken words', they indeed were like 'apples of gold in pictures of silver'*. Mindfulness toward others is a very lovely and powerful thing. 060621PSCtest, Mindfulness, Unseeking Seeker *Proverbs 25:11

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