Heaven on Earth: Living in Emotional Freedom - The Path Of Emotional Maturity, Vol. III
The quality of our lives is determined by the degree of our emotional maturity. Emotional maturity transforms our pain and the upset of emotions into peace, which is where love, joy, abundance and health come from. You may be concerned with pollution in the world but you could also easily be blind to the pollution that you are putting out emotionally. The darkness and negativity engendered by emotions can poison not only your life but also the lives of those around you. This occurs with any emotion that you are stuck in.
Most people think that they are not responsible for their emotions, that other people cause them to feel hurt, anger, guilt, etc., and that it is the others’ fault. But your emotions are your responsibility. It is your choice that causes them but sometimes these choices occur in a split second and then are repressed, while at other times, you make them subconsciously. To be a good partner and to have a great relationship, it is crucial that you learn all about your emotions. It is emotional maturity that shows how ready you are to partner, to partner successfully and to have success in your life. It is your relationships that determine the quality of your life, your work, your health and your intimacy.