Pain & Pleasure

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Joy was separated when it entered duality, into fifty percent pain and fifty percent pleasure; pain and pleasure are opposite sides of the same coin, with pain being the shadow side of joy, and pleasure as its light side. Some avoid the former and chase the latter, which creates an imbalance and an unsatisfying happiness with diminishing returns, while others avoid pleasure and thus experience less pain, and live a joyless life as a monk […] Read more »

One Reason Why We Blame

“Sometimes we will keep people around us that carry the potential to harm us, so that if something happens, we can blame them for the trouble and pain we feel.  Our security wound will intentionally attract a freedom wound person as a friend or lover as an insurance policy for our own safety, as it feels safer to have somebody to blame for a misdeed than to own all of our own feelings, patterns, and […] Read more »