“the main point is that we all need to be reminded and encouraged to relax with whatever arises and bring whatever we encounter to the path… 119 more words
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After we practice less desire wholeheartedly and consistently, something shifts. We feel less desire in the sense of being less solidly seduced by our Very Important Story Lines. 186 more words
“We don’t like the way reality is now and therefore wish it would go away fast. but what we find … is that nothing ever goes way until it has taught us what we need to know. 375 more words
This excerpt is from Pema Chodron’s book “When Things Fall Apart.” It’s a longish read, but worth it.
If we are willing to give up hope that insecurity and pain can be terminated, then we can have the courage to relax with the groundlessness of our situation…Begin the journey without hope of getting ground under your feet. 336 more words