To forgive is to put oneself in a larger gravitational field of experience than the one that first seemed to hurt us.
David Whyte

David Whyte: On Anger, Forgiveness & What Maturity Means

David Whyte: On Anger, Forgiveness & What Maturity Means

Feb 8, 2016-- "Our emotional life maps our incompleteness, philosopher Martha Nussbaum wrote in her luminous letter of advice to the young. A creature without any needs would never have reasons for fear, or grief, or hope, or anger. Anger, indeed, is one of the emotions we judge most harshly in others, as well as in ourselves and yet understanding anger is central to mapping out the landscape of our interior lives." Here the English poet and philosopher David Whyte explores the themes of anger, forgiveness and the true nature of maturity. (26550 reads)


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Take ActionThe next time anger kindles within you, turn to Whyte's words for perspective. For more inspiration read Whyte on 'The True Meaning of Friendship'. [more]



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