Hope everyone in the Midwest and eastern side of the US is bundled up and prepared for the cold today! It's a good time to stay indoors and catch up on your email, LOL, and read articles from Bella Online and other bookmarks.
The ego might make it difficult to admit you have no business important enough to risk frostbite, however. Or that you personally aren't up to the chore. Even going out to the mailbox can be dangerous in weather this cold. I certainly don't want to believe I couldn't do anything I want or used to do when I was young and virile!
So, Here's the latest article from the Baha'i site at BellaOnline.com. Might provide a different perspective...
What You Resist Will Persist
When ego makes us ignore our needs, and even our pain, in order to impress others, it is a form of pride before God, a refusal to accept what we have been given to learn.
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