Turning Psychological Pain to Sweetness

Most of us run from our pain – or at least we try to. Just as we might take an aspirin to ease our pain, so to we take too much food, television watching, internet surfing, video gaming, drinking, drugging, gambling, etc. to numb our soul’s inflammation. It’s natural; as animals we seek pleasure, and avoid pain. Yet some pains we feel are emissaries, sent forth by our deeper nature as guidance to a more authentic and fulfilling life.

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The Spiritual Emergency of Inauthentic Living

Theme of the following quotations: Some persons are fortunate to be called to an authentic life by nature, upbringing, or good fortune. Many however are called by the psychological pain of an inherently inauthentic life. These pains are messengers, as Rumi notes. Rather than run from these pains or numb ourselves to them, were we to heed them, then we would be lead to an adventure in self-discovery.

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