Tag: suffering

In this world of grand illusion, only God makes sense!

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These are difficult, testing times, both personally and globally.

Mother Teresa

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One must really have suffered oneself to help others.

— Mother Teresa


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Has any one heard of the enneagram ?

First time I have heard this word-enneagram.
Sounds interesting.
There are 9 types of enneagrams.

Is there a problem?

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Experience, itself, is a movement through time formed within the tension between imagined polarities.

How to Be Free from Suffering

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"Because we are attached
to things being a certain way,
we experience suffering.

We experience an unhappiness
that is beyond emotion;
a sense of unfulfillment
because things are not the way

The purpose of suffering

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Suffering is not good for the soul, unless it teaches you how to stop suffering. That is its purpose.

— Seth (Jane Roberts)


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"This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor.
Welcome and entertain them all!

Disidentified from suffering

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It is only the artificial ego that suffers.The man who trancends his false 'me' no longer identifies with his suffering.

From "Fingers Pointing Towards The Moon"

Spiritual Thoughts

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Pain vs. Suffering

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What is the difference between pain versus suffering?

Pain is what the body experiences...suffering is the mentally created agony beyond actual pain (if any pain). Have you ever heard the phrase, "don't look or it will hurt more?" That hurting more is suffering...the hurting before you look is pain.

— Eric Putkonen