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    On Jan 18, 2012 Lawrence D'souza wrote:

    'When you simply ride with your impulses, you don’t understand their force. They’re like the currents below the surface of a river: only if you try to build a dam across the river will you detect those currents and appreciate how strong they are.'  Very true and thought provoking often when i restrain myself there is a thought 'Am i denying myself?

    Thanks for this article which reminds me restrain of my desires is good and the pain of denial is for a greater good.


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