September 30, 2020
Dear Friend, I thought of you today (as I often do) while washing dishes and trying to work out a problem in my head. And as I often do, I spoke to you.
“…I have no defense against mean people and I don’t know how to deal with it. It is a problem I have you see, and I can’t figure out what to do. Kindness doesn’t work. Mean people look at kindness as weakness and…”
Later in the afternoon I picked up a book and opened it to where a bookmark held a place–I had long since forgotten.
“To see the universal and all pervading Spirit of Truth face to face one must be able to love the meanest of creation as oneself.” — Gandhi
How do you deal with mean people? Please share your thoughts in the comments.