In Time of Anger or Despair

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“In a time of anger or despair, even if we feel overwhelmed, our love is still there.
Our capacity to communicate, to forgive, to be compassionate is still there.
You have to believe this.
We are more than our anger, we are more than our suffering.
We must recognize that we do have within us the capacity to love, to understand, to be compassionate, always.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Come back to the love that is there, and let go of the anger eating at your heart.

Step away, breathe deeply and find your center, and its deeper knowing.

Distressing emotions are a part of life.

They pass when we stop holding on to them in our thoughts.

Learning how to handle them takes patience, insight and compassion.

Understand that beyond fear and suffering is always love.


25 Comments on “In Time of Anger or Despair

  1. Pingback: This too shall pass. | Dare boldly

    • When we hold on and are unwilling to let go, the resistance to what is, can turn into anger. Let love show you the way to release and find peace. 💕

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  2. Wonderful post, Val! I always enjoy Thây’s teachings, and your words are a perfect segue. Thanks for giving me just what I needed today!

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  3. Excellent

    We can also pull out our gratitude list and read it, then give something small to someone

    Relax the ego give thanks


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