Just an excerpt from the wonderful Annette Nibley …
All feelings are tolerable – even comfortable – when you realize that they have no power.
Sad, hopeless, depressed, worried – let it all wash over you. Your feelings only hurt because you think they mean something about what’s going to befall you. They don’t.
Feelings are part of the experience of being human. They don’t do anything. Just bathe in them. They’re okay.
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