“Many times we are our worst enemy. If we could learn to conquer ourselves, then we will have a much easier time overcoming the obstacles that are in front of us.”
― Stephan Labossiere


It’s easy to find external enemies. It seems like there are those who will say or do things that rub us the wrong way. Perhaps they are bigots who are trying to keep us, our friends, or people who belong to whatever minority we do down. This tends to play out on both personal and world levels. Maybe we have a rival in either business or love or a boss, supervisor or teacher who we feel is making our lives needlessly difficult. The list of people who we may have negative reactions to is long and while we busy ourselves with them we overlook the real enemy, ourselves.
If I could conquer the things in myself that block me from achieving my goals than anyone or anything else would be easy.If I could overcome my distractibility then I would no longer get distracted by others. If I quit smoking I would be healthier. If I achieved more of my goals than I would be too busy to worry about what others were doing. It’s so easy to externalize our problems and get angry rather than facing the enemy in the mirror.
Blessings, G


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