Face the Facts

When we feel disgusted with someone, when we are running out of patience, when we have gotten it into our heads that we are somehow superior, this W. H. Auden quote reminds me that we are all in this together. It reminds me that it is much easier to gloss over our own crookedness than it should be. It reminds me that not just certain irritating rivals, politicians, neighbors, villains, relatives, coworkers, or exes need major adjustments, but I do too.

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W.H. Auden

It reminds me that miracles of improvement never start with hatred, revenge, or resentment, but with kinship.

2 thoughts on “Face the Facts

  1. Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. All of us are equal and thus we should not think we are better than others. And yes, even the best of people often have a crooked heart, just by the thoughts that flow through their minds.

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