Could you have done it better?

You are ALWAYS doing the best you can do in the moment.
How do I know?
Because if you could have done “better,” you would have.
Remember that this thing called “hindsight” (which is only a thought) always assumes the contrary. Hindsight is only an ideal. It has no reality. And the mind uses it to fight with the real, with that which happened.
This is where the eternal war starts…between the mind’s hindsight and what actually happened. The way out of the war is to see the ideal for what it is: a thought that, if believed, creates misery and anxiety. The moment I experience the ideal for what it really is, it begins to disappear. And the understanding that arises is the beginning of self-acceptance…and peace.

What’s REALLY “Out There?”

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it”
Charles R. Swindoll

I keep experiencing that life is so little what is “out there” and so much what is inside the mind! It’s like looking at life through filters, and filters upon filters. And then, every once in a while, the filters fall, and something unexplainable, something beyond words, becomes the real. And what follows is the expansive feeling of gratitude…