Illusions

Over the week-end, we went to see Star Wars and were vastly entertained.  When Hans Solo was killed, though, it took me a minute for it to register that it was only a movie, because I felt sadness and grief.  I later thought how similar it feels when it seems my feelings are hurt, or disappointment surfaces when my plans are thwarted.

The experience I felt in the movie may feel exactly the same!  But am I viewing an illusion?

The photo below looks like a reflection of a tree with leaves, when in reality, it is only Texas wild rice growing in the river and a tree on the bank with no leaves.  Do you see the correlation as you view certain challenges that may appear real?12642793_1200802666614923_4905146396065821906_n

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