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Pain That hurt we embrace becomes joy. Call it to your arms where it can change. ~Rumi To face in naked openness that which horrifies us is both sweet agony and tender freedom. ~Amoda Maa Jeevan Pain is a moment of grace because we surrender into the deep space around us that is alive with consciousness, and fall into the arms of infinite Grace. ~Fred La Motte When I cease to own [physical or emotional pain], I liberate myself from its bondage and see it simply as it is. ~Tony Parsons Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it. ~Albert Smith It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it is what we say to ourselves about what happens. ~Pema Chodron We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. ~Kenji Miyazawa Whatever the past has been, you have a spotless future. ~unknown What is to give light must endure the burning. ~Victor Frankl What is the root of pain? Ignorance of yourself. What is the root of desire? The urge to find yourself. All creation toils for its self and will not rest until it returns to it. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward. ~C. S. Lewis And I saw the river Over which every soul must pass To reach the kingdom of heaven And the name of the river was suffering– And I saw the boat Which carries souls across the river And the name of that boat was Love. ~St. John of the Cross Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amidst joy. ~Felicia Hermans You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation… and that is called loving. Well then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is only your aversion to it that hurts, nothing else. ~Herman Hesse When an emotional injury takes place, the body begins a process as natural as the healing of a physical wound. Let the process happen. Trust that nature will do the healing. Know that the pain will pass, and, when it passes, you will be stronger, happier, more sensitive and aware. ~ Mel Colgrove I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing Light of your own Being. ~Hafiz Joy is a mystery because it can happen anywhere, anytime, even under the most unpromising circumstances, even in the midst of suffering, with tears in its eyes. ~Frederich Buechner Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heard may stand in the sun, so must you know your pain. ~Kahlil Gibran I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, accutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. ~Agatha Christie No ego, no pain. ~Chien-Ju And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy. ~Kahlil Gibran The more sorrow one encounters, the more joy one can contain. ~Malay proverb In struggling against anguish one never produces serenity; the struggle against anguish only produces new forms of anguish. ~Simone Weil To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered. ~Oscar Wilde People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. ~Thich Nhat Hanh The only thing that identifies you with a painful condition is thought. ~Kenneth G. Mills We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger? ~Shantideva Pain is never permanent. ~Teresa of Avila Suffering is not holding you. You are holding suffering. When you become good at the art of letting sufferings go, then you’ll come to realize how unnecessary it was for you to drag those burdens around with you. You’ll see that no one else other than you was responsible. The truth is that Existence wants your life to become a festival. ~Osho What we cling to is what gives us pain. ~Adyashanti Suffering is not caused by pain but by resisting pain. ~unknown Sometimes what hurt us actually free us. ~Yasmin Mogahed Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not. ~Paulo Coelho The quickest way to change your attitude toward pain is to accept the fact that everything that happens to us has been designed for our spiritual growth. ~M. Scott Peck Tears in the eyes and pain in the heart are the two pillars between which we pass to go within. ~Rumi These pains that you feel are messengers. Listen to them. Turn them to sweetness. ~Rumi Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary. ~Eckhart Tolle Suffering is exclusively the result of attachment or resistance, it is a sign of lacking readiness to go on, to flow with life. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj