We are so grateful to be able to speak with you today. What would be a good topic? How about judgment and preference? Judgment and preference can seem to be confused. Let’s bring an example to this. You are trying a dish that is not to your tastes. You say ‘This dish is horrible!’ Are you judging? Of course! Does it not meet your tastes? Of course! You need judgment in order to know what your preferences are. It is ok to judge. When is it time to pull back those judgments? They can easily spill into every area of every second of your life. Part of it is a matter of taking a different perspective. Let’s look at this dish again that you were given to try. Your normal reaction is “This is horrible”. For some though, this dish is wonderful! We are not taking into an account where something was cooked improperly so it would not meet anyone’s standards and I think, even for some, they would still be fine with it. Instead of saying ‘This is horrible”, how about shifting that vibration to “Thank you for the opportunity to try this but I think I’ll stick with the ___________________.” You acknowledge the cook tried and cooked this meal for you, but it is not to your tastes. The statement still asserts your preference, but now you know even stronger what that preference is. Scaling back judgment is something that more often applies to another person. We are hard on ourselves, and then we have the judgment of others as well. I’m not talking about the judgment coming from a place or right or wrong. I’m talking about the judgment that comes from a more personal level. Maybe you are in a position where you can see someone has a situation in their life that you would handle quite differently. Why don’t they see this as an option. Maybe you have gone the extra length to discuss this with them and yet they still haven’t followed that advice. They and you, are going through your own life experience. That person and you walk different paths and are here to learn different lessons, expand yourselves in different ways. This means by all means, give them your advice, but they do not have to follow it and that is ok. They are making their decisions to the best of their knowledge and for some, it could be driven completely by emotions. You can only help to a point, the rest has to be done by them. Judgment can also come in the form of superficial knowledge. The clothes a person wears, the way they act, move, talk, their looks. Leave that judgment behind. You are only lowering your own vibration and for what? Is there a side to yourself that you need to look deeper in that is allowing for this judgment? Many times the underlying cause is insecurity. No need to judge others in such a manner. If you have been doing it for sometime, it can be hard to break that. Start with a thought of “This person is beautiful in their own way”. Lift your vibration to allow more love into your life. With that, we say Thank you for reading this and have a blessed and wonderful day! You are loved and cared for always!