In the absence of data, we will always make up stories. It’s how we are hardwired. In fact, the need to make up a story, especially when we are hurt, is part of our most primitive survival wiring. But these stories are typically not true.
Most of us eat too much, and many of us eat healthy, so… Why take extra anything?
Those who have deeply suffered know the only way to attain authentic and lasting contentment is to turn our hearts outward in service to those who are suffering. Here are two stories…
A conversation with the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu on the realization that nothing beautiful comes without some suffering.