Grievances are like free throws when nobody is playing defense. (1 min 6 sec)
Are we good at defense?
1. Objection. Argumentative.
2. Objection. Badgering the witness.
3. Objection. Leading the witness.
4. Objection. Ambiguous.
5. Objection. Privileged.
6. Objection. Inflammatory.
7. Objection. Sustained.
8. Attack and defense are a part of the same whole.
Both stem from a belief in separation and the need to protect oneself.
However, when there is no attack and counterattack, when there is no defense, peace resides.
Just as shooting free throws without defense can be easy, when we let go of our need to attack or defend ourselves, we can experience a sense of ease and peace in our lives.
However, just as shooting becomes more difficult when faced with a strong defense, letting go of our defenses can be challenging when we view situations or people as being difficult