We tend to think people who genuinely care for others are pushovers, but no. Tenderness is not a gift for everyone. Standing up to evil is an act of courage by those with the most love in their hearts.
Archangel Michael is known as a champion of justice, healer of the sick, and protector of the holy. He is depicted here vaniquishing Satan.
Today's mindfulness challenge is to pay attention to the tendency to reduce our view of other people. Pause, challenge the thought (e.g., "he is weak") and purposely take a broader view. Remaining calm actually takes more strength than becoming aggressive.
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