#O208-9: Beginning of Wisdom

Fernando Pessoa wrote:

To think of our greatest anxiety as an insignificant event, not only in the life of the universe but also in the life of our own soul, is the beginning of wisdom. To think this way in the midst of our anxiety is the height of wisdom. While we’re actually suffering, our human pain seems infinite. But human pain isn’t infinite, because nothing human is infinite, and our pain has no value beyond its being a pain we feel.

Pessoa, Fernando. The Book of Disquiet (Penguin Modern Classics) 


In the forgiveness of “mine enemies” I have found a healing of the heart beyond what I expected. I have a wish for those toward whom I have held one or more grudges:


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