Let It Go Driver
It’s all to easy to get offended by what looks like bad driving or bad behaviour. It’s worth making the effort to deliberately not take offense. It can be difficult to do but can make life easy. To see that someone simply made a human mistake and to err is to be human.
I got an email from an old surfer friend who watched the video about driving I posted on the homepage of PeaceInRelationships.com. He said that his conversion from an offensive driver to a “let it go” driver saved him unnecessary conflict and anger.
My friends comment got me thinking. What if we could be not just “let it go” drivers, but “let it go” humans? What if we could “let go” of all our grudges, resentments, hurts, and offenses?
This reminded me of what Deepak Chopra claims turned his life around. Chopra has said that refusing to be offended brought a peace in his life that he had never felt before. Think about the phrase, “I take offense to that.” Read in one way, this means that you are going on the offense. You are becoming an attacker. Where is the peace in this?
Of course, whenever I think I…
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