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""We often feel that suffering will engulf us, or that the suffering will never end, but if we can realize that it too, will pass, or as the Buddhists say, that it is impermanent, we can survive them more easily & ...appreciate what we have to learn from them, find the meaning in them, so that we come out the other side, not embittered but ennobled. The depth of our suffering can also result in the height of our joy."" Jul 13, 2020 07:38AM

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