[Sayma-Discuss] Quaker Universalist Conversations - Fearing "God"

Mike Shell bright_crow at mindspring.com
Fri Oct 31 17:20:35 UTC 2014


Friends,

 

Here is a new post at http://universalistfriends.org/weblog/fearing-god.  An
excerpt:

The history of the human consciousness has been filled with the struggle to
assign meaning to suffering. No living being welcomes suffering, yet human
beings impose immeasurable unnecessary violence upon themselves and
others-psychic, emotional, religious, political and physical violence-in
order to avoid suffering, or at least to define who does or does not deserve
to suffer.

Yet what a simple notion Pema shares: acknowledging the truth of suffering,
not as a mistake you made, not as a punishment, but as part of the human
condition.

Blessings,

Mike

 

Michael Austin Shell

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