A lot of things are true for some people. But only SOME things are true for everyone. And that’s where people will get offended easily. Because what’s true for everyone isn’t always what everyone wants to be true. Like where you go after you die, for example. That’s a mighty touchy subject, wouldn’t you say?
But let’s see if there’s any truth to saying some things are true.
And let’s start with easy stuff. Or at least it should be easy stuff. Wouldn’t you agree that it’s true the sun is a bigger light than the moon? And that it’s a source of light? And wouldn’t you say those are naturally true assumptions for everyone?
Good. Let’s keep going. So, wouldn’t it be the truth to say that the sun is further away from the earth than the moon is? And wouldn’t it be the truth to say your mother is not the same person as your father? Again…an easy truth. Right?
So, when does truth start to get more difficult to agree on?
I shared an explanation for it a few years ago. And I said…
I think it’s when truth starts to make us mad. For example…if someone says you’re a fatso, and you know you’re not, it doesn’t make you mad because you know it isn’t the truth. But if someone calls you a fatso, and you know you need to lose a bunch of weight, the truth hurts and makes you mad. Deep down you’re probably mad at yourself, but you’re still mad.
And then, I added…
Be here’s the thing. We need to seek the truth and embrace the truth…even when it takes us somewhere we don’t want to go. And if you’re going to apply the truth to anyone else, you need to be able to apply it to yourself. Once you can do that, fairly, and in love…
Truth is beauty.
Truth is light…
Your darkest night.
Truth is wisdom.
Truth is wise…
And not for
Only your eyes.
In the past,
And it will
Yeah, some things are true. And those things are the best.
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