Martha Beck Quotes About UnderstandingQuotes about: Understanding
Recurrent floods of sadness and anger gradually wash away the rubble of the defunct relationship, leaving only the bits of treasure: the remembered moments of real communion, a new understanding of your own mistakes, a clear picture of the dysfunctions you will never tolerate again.
If you think there is no action that you can perform
in your current circumstances that will increase the
supply of love in the world, you are believing a lie.
At the very least, you always have the option to offer
yourself kindness and understanding. That alone
can increase the supply of love in the world.
Life is full of tough decisions, and nothing makes them easy. But the worst ones are really your personal koans, and tormenting ambivalence is just the sense of satori rising. Try, trust, try, and trust again, and eventually you'll feel your mind change its focus to a new level of understanding.