Here are some questions and answers pertaining to this idea:
Why do we suffer?
We suffer because we have attachments, and our attachments to outcomes cause suffering.
What causes attachment?
The answer, surprisingly, is simple – desire.
So…let’s get to the real root of this issue:
How do we get rid of desire?
First, let’s ask a question in response to this question: do we even want to eliminate our desire?
If we answer no, then, well, you don’t need to read any further. If, on the other hand,
Desire is an innate quality in people. I see this in my kids. If one
Here’s the spiritual religious exercise for the week: Sit with desire.
Sit with the feeling of wanting. What does that feel like? What happens if you don’t get what you want? What happens if you desire without acting?
This week’s spiritual-religious advice: learn about your desire.
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