"If I destroy you, I destroy myself. If I
honor you, I honor myself."
Hunbatz Men Mayan
Resentment is the "number one" offender. It destroys more alcoholics than anything else. From it stem all forms of spiritual disease, for we have been not only mentally and physically ill, we have been spiritually sick. When the spiritual malady is overcome, we straighten out mentally and physically.
realized that the people who wronged us were perhaps spiritually sick. Though
we did not like their symptoms and the way these disturbed us, they, like
ourselves, were sick too. We asked God to help us show them the same tolerance,
pity, and patience that we would cheerfully grant a sick friend. When a person
offended we said to ourselves, "This is a sick man. How can I be helpful
to him? God save me from being angry. Thy will be done."
pgs. 66 & 67
Mystery help me honor all my relations.