How could you expect people to treat you well, when you don’t treat yourself right?
Respect flows two ways and can mean as much to the giver as to the one receiving.
True humanity demands that every human should be loved equally, but if that’s not possible for you then at least love whoever you wants to but respect everyone.
Many people have the confused idea that peace will happen when all the colors in the palette are the same. The actuality of peace is accepting each color’s differences and seeing the beauty each possesses.
Respect begins with this attitude: “I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth. God has endowed you with certain abilities and emotions. Therefore I respect you as a person. I will not desecrate your worth by making critical remarks about your intellect, your judgment or your logic. I will seek to understand you and grant you the freedom to think differently from the way I think and to experience emotions that I may not experience.” Respect means that you give the other person the freedom to be an individual.
The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to respect the woman that gave birth to his children. It is because of her that you have the greatest treasures in your life. You may have moved on, but your children have not. If you can’t be her soulmate, then at least be thoughtful. Whom your children love should always be someone that you acknowledge with kindness. Your children notice everything and will follow your example.
Don’t ask a yes or no question unless the person being asked can say no without hesitation.
As I’ve been telling your, son, you get nowhere looking at clothes and the color of the skin to judge a man. It won’t tell you nothing about what’s inside. That’s where a fellow’s mettle is, and that’s what counts.
The only true disability is the inability to accept and respect differences.
The traits that bother you in other people are the Coping Skills they developed automatically, as a result of their life experience.