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It is easier to spot what is wrong

jus' thinkin' 'bout stuff - 03-30-2022 - by steve rigell -

There, I did it again.

I’m not even sure I can express that thought fully from the ‘what is right’ point of view.

Let me give it a try.

What is right blends-in with what is so naturally that is effectively invisible.
It’s like leadership done right, you never even notice it’s there,
and everyone assumes they did what they did because
they figured it out for themselves.

In order to see what is right, you have to look with the heart. You have to look in the light, not in the darkness.

To see what is right, we have to be curious about it. We must search for it by shifting and shuffling things around so we can look at them from new perspectives.

Seeing what it right—seeing with the heart—is a specialized skill.

Like any skill, the only way to find out what you can do with such a skill is to become good at it. This seems like skill worth getting good at.

How would I go about that?

One thing I could do is alternate between what is wrong and what is right in this notebook.

Now that I’m digging into this notion of seeing what doesn’t have to change about the way we use mind, and becoming aware of them could be a way to change the mind.

Change it from within. So to speak.

It will be like being aware of being aware.

Once you can achieve being aware of being aware whenever you want to be aware of being aware, you have the foundation to spot what is right whenever you want to be aware of it.

This seems like a good place to start.

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