Learning To Make Decisions Without Fear

September 7, 2010 by  
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Angie Rubin

Life is not cast in stone.  It is cast in sand.

That’s what I told my fifteen year old niece when talking to her on the phone today.   She was feeling insecure about the classes she had chosen to take this semester.  She said “I want to make the absolute right decision.”   I tried to explain to her there are no certainties.  We make what we think is the best decision and then we move forward with certainty.

I also tried to tell her life is ever changing and having the ability to let go of the past and live in the present was more important than making the absolute right decision.

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Finding Balance Between the Opposites

September 5, 2010 by  
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Angie Rubin

“Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.”  – Rumi

Being human is complex.  Within each one of us there is a whole world of rights, wrongs, beautiful, ugly, attractive, sad and happy.  We form ideas; “this is the way being right is”, “this is the way being wrong is” and we become rigid in the word we create.

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Why Is It So Hard To Change?

May 23, 2010 by  
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4514367690_b9e59f6ac1_mI think one of the reasons it is so hard, it’s because in most cases that would mean we would have to come to terms with having been, having done or having acted in the “wrong” way.

And so because we are so attached to the concepts of right and wrong the intermediary step of recognizing that we and life could have been different if only we had known what we know now, a difficult one to take.

Let me be specific:

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