3 posts tagged mirror

Something Greater Than We Could Create Alone

When we unite with another, we create something greater than we could create alone. Coming together, we increase the talents and efforts we have available to create something meaningful. From business to friendship to romantic relationships, partnering with another can be a powerful tool for growth. Everyone in our life is a mirror reflecting back the parts we love and dislike about ourselves. Partnering with another, we face our reflections. And it takes courage and awareness to look at ...

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Skimming the Surface

To see only yourself in every reflection, and only the parts you want to see, a life is lived in the shallow end. Where there is deepness and darkness, you do not probe, unwilling to go deeper. Uncomfortable with its truth, you reject and dismiss that which you care not to understand. To be shallow is to only see—and believe in—the surface facade of others, and of yourself. This shiny surface is so alluring when the darker, less "perfect" aspects of yourself are unacceptable. You ...

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Finding a Good Mirror

Our Mirrors Good mirrors matter. It's important that I see myself as I truly am. It's good for my heart and for my growth to have an accurate picture of who I am. So I'm learning to be a wiser shopper when it comes to mirrors. Just any old reflection of me will no longer do. I'm getting serious about the mirrors I choose to use. Finding the good mirrors, I've learned, is easier when I am clear on what a true reflection of me might look like. Then I can confidently say "in this mirror I look fatter than I am". Or "in this mirror I feel like too much of a caretaker". Or "in this mirror I appear less whole than I actually am".

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