The ABC’s Of A Great Life: “R” Is For Respect

A great life is a life based on respect – respect for others, respect for self and respect for spirit. You must be able to demand respect from others, teach them what that means to you and refuse to allow them to treat you otherwise. Likewise, you must offer the same to those around you, in full measure, without exception or restraint. True respect does not demand that someone change to meet your approval first, and you should not bow to others’ demands of the change from you. But what of those who will not give respect, or those whom you cannot respect yourself?

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