Spirit shares words of wisdom.
Spirit tells me that it’s impossible to serve only oneself.
We are, each and every one, too interconnected for that
to be possible.
What if I catch my own fish, grow my own vegies and fruit,
and drink water from my own well?
None of that would be available to serve your needs
if others had consumed, destroyed, or contaminated
what you would otherwise enjoy.
Why would anyone do that?
Why would they not?
It would be self-destructive.
Spirit tells me that to tolerate ignorance and other base qualities
In oneself, or in others, is disrespectful of those others and oneself.
It is also counter-productive and slows progress, and so, is also
Disrespectful of our future.
Then how to respond?
Compassion is the answer and is the only way to achieve
Peace of mind. Pity is arrogance pretending to be
If I pity the wretched conditions of others, then I am not
One of them, and, He claims, to be with them and not of them