If something hurts, it is a teacher. If a particular thought brings great sorrow, fear, regret, anxiety, know that it is a lesson. If your own tendencies and habits are causing you anguish, know that it will pass. When the lesson has been understood deep in the heart, the pain will cease.
— Conversations with Plato (via motherofhermes)
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