Excerpt from Sunday Talk “Pivoting in Place” on 9-24-17 by Rev. Mario De Ferrari
The Abraham teachings we study on Wednesday remind us “You are born with a sense of self and of wanting to feel good. Also you are born with the mechanisms to bring the good about as you understand it.”
According to Sigmund Freud the father of psychology each of us is born into a threatening world. We seek to avoid pain and we seek pleasure. Each of us is striving to create the greatest amounts of personal happiness possible and to avoid pain as best we can. Pain avoidance is a natural instinct, but to be effective….