Inquiry: Suffering is valuable

 

As long as you see suffering as valuable, you’ll continue to suffer.
– Paraphrased from Adyashanti and A Course in Miracles.

What do I find when I explore this? In what ways do I see suffering as valuable?

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Suffering is valuable.

Suffering brings me….

Insight

Maturity

Support (from others)

Compassion

Love

Acceptance

Growth

Escape (from obligations)

An excuse (for what I haven’t done, realized, lived)

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When I identified each of these, and also when I inquire into them, I find a specific situation where I had that thought.

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