* Reflections

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are”
Anais Nin

reflections

Everything we see is a reflection of ourselves.

We can only see in others that which we have knowledge of, based on our own experience.

What we admire and love most in others is a reflection of the parts of ourselves we may not have fully acknowledged or expressed.

… We are beautiful and magnificent ❤

What we dislike most in others is a reflection of the parts of ourselves we may not have fully acknowledged or integrated.

… We are works in progress learning and growing through each encounter ❤

Are you ready to embrace all that you see as a reflection of  you?

31 responses to “* Reflections

  1. That Anais Nin quote has long been a favorite. We see the world behind our eyes. When we are full of gratitude, we see things to add to that gratitude. When we are feeling “sour,” life appears sour to us.

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    • It can be powerful David. Especially when our ego shrivels at the thought. Asking the question “How am I that” can open up new insights into our very human shadow side …

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  2. I’ve always been aware that when people bug me, I’ve probably got that same quality, but I never thought of it the other way. When I admire people, there may be a quality within me that I haven’t expressed. I like that Val! ❤
    Diana xo

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  3. The life we create really is a reflection of how we see ourselves in this world. Everytime I shift a belief in me, so does the world around me and how others see me and treat me. Love the quote Val 🙂 This is so true.

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  4. One of my favorite quotes…it reminds me of the mirrors that are all around me in all of the people in my life. Blessings to you, dear Val. ❤

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