What we consider enemies

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In the course of a day, certain events or how people behave can annoy or disturb us, leading us to consider them as “enemies”, working against our happiness. However, as the Buddha reminds us, it is not the things in themselves which are  the problem,  but how we react to them: 

Your worst enemy can not harm you

as much as your own unfiltered thoughts.

Dhammapada, ch. 3

photo mike peel

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