Addiction, injustice, neediness, neglect, heartbreak, loneliness -- these are values that need to be addressed and transformed. These are Act Two problems.
If we developed the skill of being with uncomfortable energy, we might rise to something approximating genius, or at least wisdom.
In this story, we realize that it’s not the behavior that’s important, it’s the energy driving the behavior: is this coming from fear or love?
Words don’t make a story. Something more profound than vocabulary is at the heart of a good story. Something more real. It’s Truth.
We know there are two worlds. We know that the way people talk and behave on the surface isn’t the whole picture, it’s a charade.