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Compliments of woody1778a via Flickr

A war currently wages within each of us. It’s between the Collective and the ego, a conflict between our imposter sense of secular worth and our transcendent spiritual nature. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying describes this dichotomy: Turn the page…

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Compliments of jonathanrperkins via Flickr

When wounded, our knee jerk reaction is to even the score. Instead of moving forward, our mental energy is then diverted to a lower emotional level – one which keeps us in a rut of powerlessness, pain, and self-pity. There is an old Chinese proverb: “Don’t make things so hot that you yourself get burned.” Your efforts to make someone else suffer will only boomerang, at which point people may forget who started the brawl. Turn the page…

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