2 posts tagged constraints

Trapped In Luxury

Luxury can be a trap. It can be so comfortable to live in—that it can be so very hard to leave... Hard to stretch yourself beyond the sumptuous and secure life you've come to know. Most of the world isn't as comfortable as you are, and living with this truth can make it hard to leave your protective and pleasant container. Luxury is a trap—if you let it be. For when you have the ability to live self-indulgently, you also have the ability to not challenge yourself with the realities ...

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The Whole Truth About Giving Freely

There's always been something about the statement, "give freely, receive freely" that didn't work for me, but I could never quite put my finger on it. The sentiment sounded so lovely, but I knew there was something I was missing. I needed to see beyond the freedom ideal, to the totality of the statement. Have you ever been given something that is more work to receive than the value you place on it? Have you ever been given something that came with conditions? If I give freely, ...

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