Revelation is … the difference between ‘clean pain’ and ‘dirty pain.’ ‘Clean pain’ requires grieving and feeling the discomfort sadness, anger, disappointment etc. ‘Dirty pain’ requires thought work and ego dissolving after processing emotional energy. The revelation comes in knowing the difference. Trying to think your way out of a ‘clean pain’ situation is pointless and adds to suffering. Trying to avoid doing the inner work of ‘dirty pain’ keeps one unnecessarily suffering. I’ve done both. Doesn’t work. Isn’t the human condition fun?
15th day of the Jewish month of Teves – the month of Revelation