The Pretense of Accident: Yearning, Not Gripping, for Happiness | On Being


When we are in a state of delusion, we are disconnected from how things actually are in the present moment. We don’t know where we are; we don’t have a sense of where we are coming from, nor where we’re going. The result is that we feel helpless, and possibly confused and panicked. We lose sight of what we are actually feeling as we become focused on the unsettled quality of our minds and our hearts. The deeper emotions we have are clouded by delusion.

Source: The Pretense of Accident: Yearning, Not Gripping, for Happiness | On Being

(Stefano Corso / Flickr: Creative Commons attribution: some rights reserved.)

 

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.