What to do about the aspects of ourselves we don't like is a common subject of teaching stories. Here are examples.
- In The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, Debbie Ford relates a story about a man who called his tongue the worst and the best thing in the world.
- Lawrence Kushner in Eyes Remade for Wonder gives some good advice on how to handle lascivious thoughts during prayer.
- In Polishing the Diamond, Enlightening the Mind, Master Jae Woong Kim shares a story about being careful what images you allow to be imprinted on your mind.
- James Hillman in The Force of Character and the Lasting Life presents his image of a person's psyche as a boardinghouse full of all sorts of characters.
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