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Mindfully Speaking

The Joy of Suffering

life pours itselfinto us- we convert it into experience

Almost all spiritual traditions and religions include stories of deep suffering, Jesus especially and Buddha included. Buddhism is a whole tradition based on understanding suffering and how to alleviate the unnecessary levels of suffering for humankind and all other beings. Jesus and Buddha both also taught about the transcendent potential of suffering - if we allow it to take us on that kind of journey.

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