The Four Agreements

Some­one post­ed this to project_oasis and I want­ed to save them for myself:

The Four Agree­ments, by Don Miguel Ruiz.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

Cyn is a proud Mommy & Mémé, professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
Posts created 4241

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top