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Lola values her opportunity for treats! (Photo by me)

Buddhism: Illness as an Opportunity

Buddhism views illness as an opportunity to attain a higher, nobler state of life. It teaches that, instead of agonizing over a serious disease, or despairing of ever overcoming it, We should use use illness as a means to build a strong, compassionate self, which in turn will make it possible for us to be truly victorious.

(Credit Daisaku Ikeda for the philosophy)

Muslim, Optimist, History/Political Science Prof. with no class. An Endurer of SPMS, T1 Diabetes and life.

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