Feelings: “Arise, Abide, Dissolve”

Feelings seem to follow a progression….

arise: they begin to be “felt”… 

abide: they continue for a period of time… 

dissolve: they drift away

And so, to be aware of that…especially when the feeling doesn’t feel good…

arise, abide, dissolve…

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2 Responses to Feelings: “Arise, Abide, Dissolve”

  1. So true! I’m always amazed that something I felt so strongly ever dissolves, but it always does. Sometimes it just takes so long and is so gradual that you don’t even realise its happening! Thanks for the reminder.

    Cat

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