A Spirit Teacher shares His understanding of timeless wisdom
as it applies to human nature in every situation and in every
culture; past, present, and future.
How can wisdom be timeless?
Because human nature is also timeless, in that it is grounded
That may be true, but …
It is true.
How does timeless wisdom apply to abusive behaviour.
Timeless wisdom inspires healthy emotions, thoughts, and
actions. Abuse of others or self is neither healthy nor
Should we forgive those who abuse us?
How can abuse be forgiven? That would be an unhealthy
response. What good purpose would it serve? None at all.
In fact, it might even encourage more abuse.
Abuse, He tells me, is unhealthy behaviour regardless of
who is abusing whom, or even whether the one being abused
accepts ill treatment. That would express self-abuse.
How then can we respond in a healthy way to abuse when
we can’t protect ourselves from it?
We make choices and perhaps past choices helped to create
the abusive situation.
Why do you speak of an abusive situation and not of
an abusive person?
There are none.
We develop abusive habits or we don’t.
An an addiction?