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The Cost of Avoiding Pain

January 19, 2016 | By | 2 Comments

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort, you will get neither comfort nor truth, only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair. —C.S. Lewis Most of our big fears will be realized. I’m an optimist and a “create your reality” kind of guy but let’s face it, shit happens. As much as we fear dying, losing a loved one, having an important relationship end badly, being fired, demoted or overlooked in our work life, or getting sick, at some point, we will experience many of these things. Pain is Inevitable but Suffering… Pain is part of the human experience. For instance, pain comes with […]

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