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Karolina Shaw
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This has been the single most difficult discourse to hear. This is where a lot of the work I need to do is. I’ve seen lust overpower me so many times in my life and push me away from what is most dear to me. I recognise when it is activated in how restless I get and how little vitality I have (I’m reminded of the jacket notes you shared earlier on in this course, Burgs, about the effect of desire on our life force/jivitas). I might be able to recognise it and appraise my situation honestly, but the difficulty (for me) lies in making the necessary changes in my life to release myself from its power. Ouch. This is one I’ll need to sit with for a long while. Heavy stuff. As unpleasant as I find this, thank you for putting it in such straightforward terms. I live in hope…