Hate was easy to identify. Some gangs carried guns, bats, or chains, wore baggy clothes and hoodies. Others wore expensive suits and went to Ivy leagues. It discriminated. It segregated. But gang members were honest about one thing - where their loyalties lied.
The path of Christianity is forgiveness.
The path of Buddhism compassion.
And the path of Weightlessness non-judgmental awareness.
I think the challenge for many of us, myself very much included, is how do we keep from losing sight of our values when situational complexity exceeds our capacity to apply our values conveniently? Which is often...
That's a great time to ask the hard question...what does value X mean in this particular case? Life is full of contradictions, and more often than not the hard path bears the most personal growth. If you can't apply your values when it's hard, are they really your values?
And be weightless.
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