Who am I being that my children’s eyes are not shining?
“It’s the same for parents. If their eyes are shining, you know you are doing it. If they’re not, you’ve got to ask a question – who am I being that my children’s eyes are not shining?”
And if their eyes are not shining?
Maybe the wisdom of Tony de Mello will help. Are you trying to make them do your bidding? Could we put equal energy into developing a deep relationship between ourselves and others?