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Comfort and Hope

Postby Sabina » Fri May 28, 2010 10:09 pm

Hope and comfort are both necessary for mental and emotional survival.
If possible, they should be genuine and real rather than imaginary.
If doable, they should be something that is natural and positive, rather than something synthetic that comes with a number of side-effects attached.

Do you have any steady source of comfort and/or hope?
It could be a thought, a memory, a person, an idea, a plan, a thing,...
whatever works for you.
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Re: Comfort and Hope

Postby dermot » Fri May 28, 2010 10:37 pm

Good topic!

Yeah i have a source of Comfort and Hope, both founded on learning the real meaning of life. Until that point i didnt really understand and nothing i did / experienced seemed in any way real.

It was finding a sense of Spirituality that gave me both, and its to that depth i go when i need nourishment.
....the heart only whispers, be still and listen....
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Re: Comfort and Hope

Postby mirjana » Mon May 31, 2010 6:13 pm

I agree with Dermot that this is a good topic!

I used to think a lot about hope. But, recently I have realized that hope is a projection of future that pulls our attention from the present, the same way as regret does it in regard to the past.
Therefore I prefer comfort. Comfort is more real, as it is active and practical approach to the present situation that helps us lifting the energy when one is down.
I try to learn as much as possible from my experience with awareness that it happens for the reason. My comfort is to find the reason behind.
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