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Overcome Jealousy and Envy
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
The first sentence is profound truth; the second is what is meant by Oneness; the third explains how love underlies not only the divine but also the most down to earth.
With fear, possessiveness enters the picture, then jealousy rears its ugly head. Jealousy is the opposite of desiring life and freedom of choice for one's partner.
As Dorothy Day said, "We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt."
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What's behind jealousy? Some (not all) jealousy is driven by low self-esteem... "How could they love me? I don't understand how someone like them could be attracted to someone like me!" Poor self esteem seeps into every corner of your life, making everything harder than it should be, and sucking the pleasure from life. Continues...
Jealousy is an immature emotion. Adults should have learned better but in many cases they haven't. Jealousy is to consider another person as an object of possession, a person who has no right to make their own choices. Continues...
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