Aug 14 2012

A Universal Responsibility

Published by Cathie at 8:26 am under Main

“Today, more than ever fore, life must be characterized by a sense of universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.” Dalia Lama

All of us souls traveling the path on our paths to enlightenment need to assume the mantle of responsibility–for our actions, for those in our care, and for the planet. Unfortunately, people do not assume responsibility. We blame others, the government, the big corporations, etc. When we make a mistake, we quickly point the finger to another. “He did it. I didn’t do it.” Sometimes we get caught with the mistake all over our faces, sometimes the lie is believed. The other night our grandchildren were spending the night. I heard them laughing and playing when they were supposed to be asleep. I let it go for awhile, but then decided to check on them. When I walked into the room, I saw my grandson had black all over his face and hands. When I asked him what happened, who did this, he pointed at his two-year-old sister and said she did it. Even though the black was on his fingers, not hers. (It seems they had found an old ink pad in my childhood desk, the same desk each of my children used at one time in their lives.) He wouldn’t budge from his story, even though the evidence was on his fingers. How many times to you craft stories so you don’t take responsibility for an action, a mistake, or something that just went wrong? The Divine does not expect you to be perfect. She/He just wants you to take responsibility for your life, the lives under your care, and the planet. Practice responsibility and when you get caught with ink all over your hands, own up to the mischief.

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