In this short video, Lee explains why pain and suffering are not the same thing, and why we may not choose our pain, we almost always choose our suffering.
Pain is one thing sufferings is a total different thing. Pain is not an option. Being born is painful. Dying is painful. But how much suffering do we do in that? Acceptance of the pain, the pain I feel as part of my normal day. Do I reject my normal day? No. I welcome my normal day, including the pain that comes with it. So there’s no suffering with the pain. There’s acknowledgment that there is pain in my leg. No suffering, just acknowledgement.