The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. – Socrates
be our pretensions
Love this quote because it’s not asking us to not be what we pretend to be, but it asks us to consider being what we pretend to be! That would be honorable indeed because we would then be true to our core.
true inside out
So let’s examine our day, our thoughts and our beliefs. What do we pretend to be? Do we pretend to be a good listener to our spouse and kids? Then let’s start listening. Do we pretend to be a conscientious worker, then let’s lose that pretense and make it real. Do we pretend to be devout and religious? Let’s connect with God directly and live by spiritual principles… Find the pretense and make it real!
Daily Affirmation: Today I AM real.
Recommendation: Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Gandhi