Your motivation determines your destination
The emotion paves the road to the destination.
If you act out of love, you’ll end up in a place of love, even though there may be some bumps or changing of roles in between here and then.
For example, acting with envy will not lead to a good place once that thing or person is won. There will just be more envy about something else.
Like an actor, ask yourself, “What’s my motivation?”
Make sure that anger or other places you don’t want to end up don’t motivate your choices or decisions. Those negative emotions tend to begin as reactions to getting hurt, and can only survive once fed with more reasons to continue.
If healing is allowed to take place, those emotions can be let go.
Moving forward in life can be done from a place of peace, of happiness, and of love. Even though it may not be a sunshine ride along the way over a candy-coated rainbow, the end destination when responding to life with these emotions will be a rewarding and loving location that could not have been reached any other way.
- Doe Zantamata
From the book, "Quotes About Living" by Doe Zantamata
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