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Friday, August 31, 2012

The Unlocked Prison: Relief from Self-Induced Suffering - Radio - Israel National News

The Unlocked Prison: Relief from Self-Induced Suffering - Radio - Israel National News

Confinement in a jail with an unlocked door is senseless. Yet, people confine themselves to a prison of needless inner turbulence every day. A substantial amount of our suffering in life is self-induced. Therefore, once a person realizes that certain actions induce trouble in life, and learns to refrain from those actions, the trouble disappears. No law says that you have to suffer so much! You can terminate a good portion of the anguish in your life with the ease of walking away from an unlocked jail. 
The concept of self-induced suffering is easy to understand: A heavy smoker that suffers from shortness of breath, a chronic cough, high blood pressure, and frequent headaches, is daft to blame The Almighty for his or her ills. The Almighty didn't design the human lung to be tar and nicotine proof. If your car were malfunctioning because you gave it the wrong type of fuel, or used frying oil instead of motor oil, would it be fair to be angry with your service mechanic or with the automanufacturer? Obviously not.
Today's show is a guide to relief from self-induced suffering. You'll be happy that you joined us...

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