A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Today's Daily Dharma: Relating to Our Emotions
Relating to Our Emotions
anger arises, or sorrow or love or joy, it is just anger angering,
sorrow sorrowing, love loving, joy joying. Different feelings arise and
pass, each simply expressing its own nature. The problem arises when we
identify with these feelings, or thoughts, or sensations as being self
or as belonging to 'me': I’m angry, I'm sad.