We are heading into week two of reading A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom: A Toltec The Four Agreements Wisdom Book by don Miguel Ruiz. I hope by now you are turning pages and asking yourself good questions as you go along.
To be clear, I didn’t choose the book because I intend to preach self-help to you. I chose The Four Agreements because–in my experience–to look at stories with a critical eye and see cases objectively you must first have your side of the street clean.
If you can’t own your emotions then you’re likely to misfire them. In other words, if you bring unacknowledged anger or pain to the table, it can be difficult to parse out justice from self-projection of guilt, fear and fury.
The Four Agreements is a basis for delving into human nature. The quote I pulled last week comes from Chapter 2: “The First Agreement Be Impeccable with Your Word.”
“Impeccability means ‘without sin.’ …A sin is anything that you do which goes against yourself.” –don Miguel Ruiz The Four Agreements. In a world full of temptation and Deadly Sins, don Miguel Ruiz’s first agreement is vital: “be impeccable with your word.”
In world full of temptation and Deadly Sins, don Miguel Ruiz’s first agreement is vital: “be impeccable with your word.”Click to tweet
I asked you to consider this question: Are you impeccable? Here is my tweet with the quote from don Miguel Ruiz’s The Four Agreements and some of your responses:
@DarrenKavinoky not impeccable. . . I Work! ' )
— steve morrow (@smsmvic) May 8, 2016
@DarrenKavinoky Well, my fav quote is: "Nobody's perfect….like me"
NOT. I'm a mess😲
— JoanMarie Antonuccio (@7AntiNucci) May 8, 2016
— Geraldine K Fraser (@Geraldine2903) May 8, 2016
— Maria Maldonado (@eternalluv0408) May 8, 2016
@DarrenKavinoky Um, hardly 😈😇
— SoCo Blonde (@RhondaRenee1) May 8, 2016
As I pull and post quotes from the book, I look forward to your responses to these questions. You can upload your video responses with hashtag #DigInWithDarren and we may share your #DKBookClub answers and insights on our next blog post. For this week I ask you to consider this quote and upload your video response (please try to keep it to 30 seconds in length), or tweet or post on Facebook your response with hashtag #DigInWithDarren:
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