I try to talk to you. I try to share my perspective.
If my telling you my perspective is “playing the victim”, then what does that tell you?
You are the villain in my story because the story is being told from my side of things.
Have you seen Maleficent?
Do you even understand how perspectives work? the dictionary definition?
In simplest terms it means: a point of view.
I have never claimed to be a good person, or even a good Buddhist.
I try to accept things that hurt my heart and cling to my buddhist belief that
We hurt because we want things to be different from the way they are.
In order to end the pain we must accept the truth of everyone’s nature, of the nature of things.
The story of the woman nursing a snake back to health only to be bitten by the poisonous thing, that is the perfect story to make the point.
As she lay dying from the poisonous bite, she asks the snake why..
“I found you dying on the road and warmed your cold body against mine to save your life. Why did you bit me knowing your bit is poison and I would die. Why?”
The snake replied, “You knew I was a snake