What action are you taking when you receive wrong courier parcel?
You are going to return the parcel.
What action are you taking when you receive letter which attention to other name?
You are going to return to postman.
How about when people give a gift to you and you don’t want to accept? Is the gift with you or return to others?
Obviously the gift will return back to sender.
We can give such a correct answer when come to all this real life examples, however when people scolded or insulted us for something not truth, how do we react? We might be so emotional and attached strongly with the situation. Of course, we might blame others for our anger. Why are we not applying rejecting gift to others? Let yourself stay at peace and calm.
We are always bring in negative emotion to our life and yet we love to blame others. Who can instill or inject your mind if you are not giving access?
Ajahn Bram shared a very good story, Someone calls you “an idiot” and you start thinking “How can they call me an idiot?”, “They have no right to call me an idiot.”, “How rude of them to call me an idiot.” ” I’ll get them for calling me an idiot.” Do you realized that you have now called yourself an idiot for four times? Just let go and don’t let others to control your happiness.
Always remember you are the key holder of your life, the security guard to safeguard your mind.