On Flying Right

As I go through this life, I try to fly right.

It’s easy to fly wrong, but flying right, that’s a bit tougher.  Still, building a right flying habit is worth the effort.

I’ve had a bit of a struggle with pride in my life. Not a lot, but a little, and I won’t pretend that I haven’t wrestled with kindness, too.

The good news: I get lots of opportunities to practice these “flying” habits!!!

Oh, heck, Tim McGraw says it way better than me, so this…

When have you found it hard to be humble and kind with yourself?  Conversely, when has it been easy to go easy on others?



Refining Self

000strong womenSelf-pity:  pity for oneself, especially a self-indulgent attitude concerning one’s own difficulties, hardships, etc.

Honest Question No. 1: At what point could self-concern and self-care morph into self-pity?

Honest Questions No. 2: How might one course correct, if he found himself indulging in a bit of self-pity?

Honest Question No. 3: Is self-pity real?

Your thoughts?

What is the antidote for self-pity?  When, if ever, is self-pity appropriate?