“In this world, there appears to be a state that is life’s opposite. You call it death. Yet we have learned that the idea of death takes many forms. It is the one idea which underlies all feelings that are not supremely happy. It is the alarm to which you give response of any kind that is not perfect joy. All sorrow, loss, anxiety and suffering and pain, even a little sigh of weariness, a slight discomfort or the merest frown, acknowledge death. And thus deny you live.”
When I first heard these ideas, I thought they were ridiculous! How could a frown signify death? How could anything that was not the end of what I thought of as life mean death? I freely admit that I still don’t understand completely, but I begin to realize that since love has no opposite, and there are only two emotions, any form of fear symbolizes the end of life, light, joy, and peace—in a word, death.
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