Do we basically fear life?
The overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy was truly a tragedy for the Hawaiian people and yet they have managed to still be a happy people beyond that time of trouble. They still live by and manifest the life-generating generosity of Aloha. Why is it that this single event did not cause the Hawaiian people to stop being Hawaiian? The answer is because there is a value central to the Hawaiian understanding about life. It is about living in harmony with one another, with nature and with the Divine. This orientation is a manifestation of a healthy humility.
Each day can be either a blessing or a curse depending upon how we interact with it… which is of course dependant upon how aware we are of our inner life. Do we basically fear life or do we generally embrace life? I once had someone come for counseling who justified…
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