I have been very active in the past week (not particularly in writing), but in going out and enjoying nature. Yes... The picture above is me bursting through a tree, showing superman how its done.
It has given me a lot of time to think about things and to look inwardly, to dig deep, and to find out what is really running me. And how we can be so critical of ourselves. That inner judgement leads us to want to judge others. However when we begin to catch ourselves in that thought loop and start to re-orchestrate our thought patterns to loving ourselves, something happens.
For instance the simple mantra which Kamal uses on his in breaths, "I love myself." is a good healthy first step!
Maybe why bible verses like this spring up from Matthew 7, 4-5:
"Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' and behold, the log is in your own eye? 5"You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye."
That when we learn how to cleanse ourselves, judgement no longer becomes an operation we put out toward others as a by-product. They may not completely stop, but in my experience they are lessened in larger degrees.
Let me share with you a wonderful story that Kamal Ravikant brought up in his book Live Your Truth about Gandhi,