A subject to which I frequently return! The instance which triggered this subject in my mind this time is when in a cafeteria where it is the custom to clear one’s table , I noticed that many people DID clear their table as was expected of them whilst others did NOT.

I then started pondering on what the difference might be between those who DO and those who DON’T.

Is it perhaps an attitude of feeling/believing the world owes one a living on the one hand, and on the other hand a belief that one should not leave any signs behind them of their having frequented a certain place?

I think perhaps it might boil down to a question of SELF ESTEEM. Those folks who habitually clear up after themselves in public feel good about themselves inwardly and naturally ‘go with the flow’ as it were by doing what is expected of them as customers. Whilst, on the other hand, those who are happy for other people to clear up after them even though it is expected they clear up after themselves, do not feel that they are important and expecting others to clear up for them is a way of making themselves feel that they are important.

PONDER POINTS: On reading the above my feelings are …my thoughts are…



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Barbara Thorne: The Point of Power is Now

My writing is based on the understanding that ‘we’, (each of us individually) create our own reality through our feelings, thoughts and actions.