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To experience suffering is to end suffering.
To enjoy blessings is to exhaust blessings.

– Buddhist saying


(When we face inevitable sufferings bravely, they will end.
When we indulge in pleasures complacently, they will end.
The Middle Way is to make the best of our suffering,
while treasuring our blessings best we can.)

2 Responses to “Suffering Vs Blessings”

  1. Sandra Ho 4 May 2012

    I was feeling a bit down just before reading this. Thanks for the enlightenment 🙂

  2. SK Ng 7 May 2012

    Enjoy blessings is like debiting/reducing the money in our bank. While experience suffering is like reducing/paying off some of our debts payment. Both are impermanent. We need to realize that good deeds generate good karma (blessings) and bad deeds generate bad karma (suffering) in time to come when the karmic results mature.

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