Emotions as Power We Own

Divinity In Us Blog - by Gabriel F. Duran

I recently read a wonderful article about emotions and their being interpreted as either wholly “negative” and/or to be “repressed” or excluded. Or wholly “positive” and always the “only” emotions to be expressed. Many chose to “include” only certain emotions, while “excluding/suppressing” other emotions. This brings to mind an expression I’ve learned from Bashar. The “reality” consists of “this and that”, not “this or that”.

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At times, we tend to “focus” on the “positive” so much. That we may lead others astray, by not speaking of the “negative” we experience. And even stating positive/negative as a “term” with respect to emotions, is subject to “interpretation of expression”. How so?

Well, when our emotions “arise” and we experience something that moves us, in a very disharmonious way; i.e. (hate/dislike/anger/strife) etc.; we “naturally” want to “cut-off” the emotion. Whereas, when we “allow” the emotion to express itself fully. While maintaining a measure…

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