It cannot be said of any experience that it was bad or good. There are only experiences. Nothing in the spiritual economy is wasted.
Goodness provides a service to others. Love realizes that there are no others.
The father watches his son play with his toys. His attention goes to the boy, not the toys. In like manner, we watch the mind, aware of but indifferent to its laddish fascinations.
I’m the same age I always was. So, factually, I’m not the body.
Memory is not primarily a mental function. Memory constitutes as the body. When the body dies, memory dies too. Memory is weight. Excess of memory, excess of weight. Babies are what an absence of memory smells like.