Spirituality Cafe - Suffering, difficulties and tests

Many believe that suffering is a result of past-life greed, hatred, and spiritual ignorance, which returns as suffering (karma).

Coping with suffering is sometimes viewed as valuable in furthering spiritual growth. Suffering can also be seen as illusory, in that it results from attachment to bodily pleasure and pain, and only the Absolute, or God, truly exists.

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  • Martha E.

    As always great discussion and insight. Thanks everyone!

    November 24

  • A former member
    A former member

    Martha, something has come up for me this morning and I won't be able to make it. Ordinarily, I might have been able to hand-off to my wife, but she worked overnight. I'll see you all next time!

    November 24

    • Martha E.

      No problem. We will miss you. Have a great day!

      November 24

  • Simone

    Hi Martha I wouldn't be able to make it until 10:00 which is half way through so I'm looking forward to the next one

    November 24

    • Martha E.

      Ok no problem. Hope to see you next time. Have a great day!

      November 24

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