Wednesday, January 12 2011
There is something almost mystical about someone who can stand before another's verbal assault without hostility, without defense, without rebuttal.
It has the effect of a sounding board, for very soon you hear your own contentious voice echoing in the silence. Your anger is not energized if you do not receive a charge from the other person in retaliation.
The Masters of Light are experts in this form of meeting opposition. A perfect example of this is revealed in the answer one woman received from her mentor when her defensive tendency was stopped in its tracks by his quiet response: "You may be right."
At the same time she realized that in no way did he confirm she was right. His expert choice of the word "may" took all the fire out of a potential argument.
It was in truth a "Mother Hubbard" response. It covered everything and revealed nothing!
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