1/28/10

the four agreements - don miguel ruiz's code for life

agreement 1

Be impeccable with your word - Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
agreement 2

Don’t take anything personally - Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
agreement 3

Don’t make assumptions - Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
agreement 4

Always do your best - Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.

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the four agreements - don miguel ruiz

A life-changing book. Don Miguel Ruiz's simple guidance for life. This book - the original in the series - is widely available. Everyone should read it.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I agree with that.
Thanks for sharing with us.:)

Norbert said...

I agree with 1,3 and 4 - not with 2. I think it is good to be "immune" to superficial or irresponsible opinions of others - but with the opinions of others and of our own, be build fellowship and friendship. I think it is VERY important to care for such exchange of opinion, and not to try to keep it at a distance and be "immune" = "don't care what others say."

Norbert