What Just Spilled?

A great point being made in this little conversation, by Amrita

Quietly Glow

NOTE : BY NITHYA SHANTI 

What Just Spilled?

You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you, spilling the coffee all over.

Why did you spill the coffee?
“Well because someone bumped into me, of course!”, you say.

Wrong!

You spilled the coffee because there was coffee in your cup. Had there been tea in the cup, you would have spilled tea.

Whatever is inside our cup, is what spills out.

Therefore, when life comes along and shakes us up (which it will!), whatever is inside comes right out. We can only fake it, until we get nicely rattled.

So we have to ask ourselves, “What’s in my cup?”

When our ego is triggered, when unwanted things happen or wanted things don’t happen, what spills out? How do we typically respond?

With openness, curiosity, patience, peace and humility? Or anger, bitterness, harsh words and…

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