The Three Gates and Impeachment
Coming to the end of the “Three Gates Challenge” I had a realization of how the Gates (“Is it True? Is it Kind? Is it Useful?”) could help me in a tricky situation, but I need to back up into it.
When my mother was dying of cancer, she lost her “filters” and often said horrible things. Terrible, shattering things…if you took her seriously. I didn’t. Her words meant no more to me than if she’d vomited on my shoes. It was nothing personal, just her fear, pain and confusion. Had I taken her words personally, OR IF SHE HAD HAD ANY POWER OVER ME I’d…