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Worthwhile Suffering?

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Announcements Forums Soul – August 14th, 2016 Worthwhile Suffering?

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    SH 266 “The pains of sense are salutary, if they wrench away false pleasurable beliefs and transplant the affections from sense to Soul, where the creations of God are good, “rejoicing the heart.” Such is the sword of Science, with which Truth decapitates error, materiality giving place to man’s higher individuality and destiny.” (Emphasis added)

    This is something that has fostered spiritual growth; if the disappointments from leaning on material things and trusting them were not experienced, I would still be looking at them and expecting my happiness etc. from them. Some of the lessons have been sharp, but all worthwhile; since the pains are also healed, when the more permanent truths I can depend on and trust fill the spaces. Love never leaves us comfortless!


    Thank you for this post which I can totally relate to. I definitely think the suffering is worthwhile because there’s nothing more gratifying than spiritual growth. There’s no looking back when materiality is “giving place to man’s higher individuality and destiny”!

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