The Unreliability of Emotions

Despite the fact that some religious traditions place enormous emphasis on emotions, the truth – and the traditional view – is thatman crying emotions are no indicator of spiritual progress. The reason is that emotions can be manufactured or can have their cause in circumstances and situations completely unrelated to the present moment. The best course of action is to simply continue walking the spiritual path while recognizing that emotions come and go – and endurance is the name of the spiritual game.

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