The Truths of Religion

“The truths of religion are accessible only wen you are prepare to get rid of the selfishness, greed, and self-preoccupation that, perhaps inevitably, are ingrained in our thought and behavior but are also the source of so much of our pain. The Greeks would call this process kenosis, “emptying.” Once you gave up the nervous craving to promote yourself, denigrate others, draw attention to your unique and special qualities, and ensure that you were first in the pecking order, you experienced an immense peace.”

Karen Armstrong – The Case for God

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