The inner thought coming from the heart represents the real motives and desires. These are the cause of action. Raymond Holliwell
Let me look today at why I am moved to do something, even it if it is a good thing.
"If I choose to speak up when something bothers me, my motives for speaking will influence what I say and how I say it. " It is, just like the today reading says, " fine to speak up when it is the right action.. and because I have a need to express myself. " I'll know, because I won't be having specific expectations for the listener. It is when I speak up in to manipulate or change someone, that I am complicating the results. I've made their reaction my focus, and not my peace of mind.
I may use the same words in both situations but, when the focus is on me, "I am likely to feel much better about the experience."
Might the results also be more favorable when I have fewer designs on the outcome? What if I try and experiment today by taking actions because they seem appropriate for me, and not focus on my expectations?
"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree." Martin Luther