BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 6th, 2022 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in WALKING ON WATER

“All psychological problems are the result of our inability to express our feelings. We’re frightened. We don’t know how to express feelings, either negative or positive. We can speak about our problems, but not about feelings.

The inhibited person suffers from emotional constipation. Being in good physical condition requires internal generation, that is, that nutrients generate energy and what’s left be discarded. Nutrients have to pass through the body regularly. Likewise, the generation of feelings requires continual discharging. We must let it flow. Otherwise, the psychological buildup is poisonous.”

Fr. Anthony DeMello, S.J., in “Walking on Water”

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