Everything is not as you have thought it was. You are not as you thought you were! You are, at the same moment, far more than you have ever credited yourself with and, in the same breath, well, you may not be as marvelous as you sometimes thought you thought you were. You thought you were right. Everyone thinks he is right. Everyone on Earth is sure that his way is right. Just about everyone takes pride in his opinion.
You yourself thought you were more together than many others. Other people let you down. They didn't come up to your high standards. You were unaware that you didn't come up to your standards either.
Or, other people should know what they're doing, while you may be blithely ignorant of what you are doing. Someone doesn't treat you right. How have you been treating someone else? You may have seen it one way when it was really another way. Often, in your perception, others are wrong and you are right, and you do not see.
Other people tend to be too self-centered, and you may overlook your own self-centeredness.… Read the rest