Updated: Jul 24, 2019
“The unexamined life is not worth living” Socrates.
Around holiday-time I was at Trader Joe’s walking through the parking lot when a woman asked if I needed her cart. She had her hands full while trying to load groceries and a squirming toddler into her car.
I didn’t need a cart but I took it from her because I was aware of what was really being asked. She was really asking for help. Instead of hearing the question literally, my own awareness of the subtext of the situation gave me the choice to help her.
This may seem like a small incident, but it represents a much bigger theme: the power of awareness. Some have even called it a super-power–but we’ll get to that.
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