Life's Suffering

In A New Earth, Eckhart Tolle writes very clearly about our pain-bodies - our thinking based on unconscious assumptions which impact our emotions.

He writes: "The beginning of freedom from the pain-body lies first of all in the realization that you have a pain-body. Then, more important, in your ability to stay present enough, alert enough, to notice the pain-body in yourself as a heavy influx of negative emotion when it becomes active. When it is recognized, it can no longer pretend to be you and live and renew itself through you.”

What would be different for you if you were able to recognize your pain-body and stop identifying with it? When you reach the place when your pain-body no longer controls your thinking, what would that feel like?

Imagine.

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