What would life be like if we could see the soul of each person, rather than what we wear on the outside?
1. the principle of life, feeling, thought, and action in humans, regarded as a distinct entity separate from the body, and commonly held to be separable in existence from the body; the spiritual part of humans as distinct from the physical part.
2. the spiritual part of humans regarded in its moral aspect, or as believed to survive death and be subject to happiness or misery in a life to come:
arguing the immortality of the soul.
Take a moment to truly digest that thought…the soul. What an extraordinary idea and gift it would be to receive.
Lately, it seems to be we are becoming more and more judgmental on what we are seeing on the outside of a person, before we actually even understand or take the time to discover who they are on the inside.
We see color, race, size and we seem to think we know exactly what that person’s journey is about, the inevitable self-righteous judging follows.
How often do we challenge ourselves to step outside of our fears and go deeper?
I can guarantee you that the homeless person on the street that you passed without making eye contact likely did not write an ‘When I grow up, I want to be Homeless‘ essay in grade school. They have a story, they have real pain, they are human.
They also know how to love like anyone else does, and at times I can promise they do it a lot better than those who have everything and ignore them.
We live in an age of social media where stories of all life are posted literally every second of the day, you can’t get away from what’s going on in the world. But, my favorite stories are the ones people are secretly telling about those who humbly do good in the world, not wanting to be recognized in any form.
Those are the souls I want to know…
Live life as if everyone can see every minute of your life. If you are living a good life, then you have nothing to worry about. If you stop to question what someone would think of you, then stop again and maybe turn your actions into good for others.
There are beautiful souls to be discovered, I know you are one of them.
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