The Way out of Suffering

On Facebook I could post one-liners and here it is more difficult.The one that came to me just now is “Conscious suffering is the way out of mechanical suffering.” That is a huge truth. And as someone wrote, “The deeper the truth, the deeper the sleep.” We can only stay awake to the truth of our being for so long. When our energy reserve runs out, we must fall asleep again. Therefore, gathering energy is job one.

How do we gather enough energy to suffer consciously? That is a key question. It is always done in private only for yourself, never for others. We never do the work for anyone but ourselves. Being a do-gooder is not a solution to anything. Esoterically, there are no others, so that lets you off the hook.

Retire into your heart and stay there as long as you can. It won’t be long, but a few minutes is enough to reset the machine.

Put yourself in white light on a daily basis. Seek solitude. Seek to know yourself as you really are, warts and all. This will teach you compassion.

The only way out is through.

Vicki Woodyard


  1. Another helpful post, Vicki. Gathering energy, rest into your heart,seek solitude and nurture compassion. Blessings!


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