Susan's Corner | Susan Yankoski
KrsnaGuruji teaches me, letting go of the ego is the way to move ahead.
During my childhood, my mother would say of my paternal grandmother, “She acts like she’s not smart, but she is.” Mom looked at this quality as a fault in my grandmother, but it was not until after Nana Helen’s passing that this quality would be appreciated. It was Nana’s grace that she always allowed the person sitting before her to shine. Certainly, she always made me feel that I was very smart and she would listen to me with great interest. She was not deceiving anyone, she was elevating them. She generously shined the spotlight on those sitting with her.
Learning to keep your mouth shut, being humble and allowing someone else to shine takes patience, kindness and subordination of one’s ego. Cultivat