Sunday, November 12, 2017

Discouragement And How To Overcome It




Discouragement - methods to overcome it

"Faced with some failures, you might feel discouraged to the point that you tell yourself, ‘I am incompetent, weak and stupid.’ Very well, you may well be all that, but it is dangerous for you to dwell on it. When you experience states of this kind, show that you still have a little intelligence and make efforts to think, ‘All right, I may not amount to much, but there is a world of rich, beautiful, and wise beings, and I am going to unite with them by means of thought in order to benefit from their qualities and virtues.’ I assure you that this will help you.

Also, try to recall all the wonderful moments of peace, light, and inspiration that you have already experienced, for you have experienced at least some. And since you have experienced them, they cannot be wiped out. Cling to those moments, and little by little, courage and faith will return to you."


2 comments:

Magnus said...

Thanks for sharing!
I like this writing from him. A person with a lost confidence will not proceed neither be able to help anyone in this world, I guess.

Stranger in a Strange Land said...

Yes, that is true.

Mike