With all the stress attendant upon the COVID-19 epidemic, I thought it might be a good idea to re-post this article from the WMS sister site, Digital Dharma.
Thoughts, Stress, and Reality
Thoughts are not real. They obviously exist – although no one is sure precisely where, or in what form – but they have no physical presence as far as anyone has been able to show. Despite what the mystics and spiritualists would like us to believe, there are no scientifically* documented instances of anyone or thing being directly moved, discomfited, stimulated, killed, or otherwise physically affected by a thought of another being. Nonetheless, thoughts can do all of those things to us who think them, and to others through our physical efforts. Continue reading
If you can see your path laid out
in front of you step by step,
you know it’s not your path.
Your own path you make with every step you take.
That’s why it’s your path.
~ Joseph Campbell