The Kitten's Reflection

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When you believe that anything outside yourself will change the quality of your life, you are like the kitten seeing its reflection and thinking there are two cats in the room. It is the quality of your commitment to the self that determines the quality of your life as well as the quality of your relationships to others. The quality of these relationships creates the quality of your experience. In this relation to the self, be aware of both your strengths and your weaknesses; your assets and your debts, and be committed to both. Do not be depressed by your debts – your weakness – simply understand that you love them, or else you would not have them. You require them to learn the lessons of their perspective and without them you would not be complete in this moment.

The only way to fully enjoy your great wealth, your many strengths and assets, is to be able to withstand the pressure of this debt. The only way to truly appreciate the experience of your existence is to see strength and weakness, asset and debt, as a carefully balanced balance sheet – a full picture of you. Be able to look at your debts and instantly balance this view with your assets. The shadow gives perspective to the light in any “real” picture. This follows the old proverb of successfully living: “when you are depressed, press back.”

When you see your world in this way, the world will rush to you as a great and stable investment. People will invest time and love in you because they believe in your stability. Your next step is to learn to become exceedingly comfortable with their belief in you.

This can become one of the missions in your life. It will bring great abundance, a wealth of quality friends and a loving relationship that has a perfect flavor of forever.