“Listening to what others say without giving their words power over us allows us to become aware of our own truth. It enables us to see what is real for us and what is just an illusion—a lie fueled by personal importance.
If we are coming from a place of awareness, our truth does not need to be defended through the ego feeding mechanics of an argument. It requires very little energy on our part to simply state our truth, if we choose to state it. “-don Miguel Ruiz Jr….